“They build up under the surface of the water, becoming larger and larger as the moments tick away.  They they crest, roll over, make a very loud noise, bubble and foam, they finally dissipate.  This is the pattern of the wave.  Waves at the beach are never ending. One is gone, and the next […]


  Soren Kierkegaard, the great Danish theologian of another century, tells the story of a prince who was running an errand for his father one day in the local village. As he did so, he passed through a very poor section of the town. Looking through the window of his carriage, he saw a beautiful […]


  What a cry of despair coming from the lips of one of Elisha’s students in the School of the Prophets.  This student went up on the wall of the city of Dothan to look about.  What he saw terrified him.  Wherever he looked, he saw the  enemy. The Syrian army was encamped ready to […]


  The eagle has the longest life-span among birds.  It can live up to 70 years.  But, to reach this age, the eagle must make a hard decision.  In its 40’s, its long and flexible talons can no longer grab prey which serves as food.  Its’ long and sharp beak becomes bent.  Its’ old, aged […]


  Francis Scott Key was born on August 1, 1779 in Carroll County, Maryland. During his life, he was a lawyer, author and amateur poet.  He died January 11, 1843 at the age of 63 in Baltimore, Maryland.   His most notable accomplishment and what he is most remembered for, is penning the United States […]