MYSTERY REVEALED

I read Cheri Cowell’s weekly devotional.  Recently, she wrote concerning “The First Mystery Writer.”  I want to share some of her thoughts and add a few of my own. “Did you know that God was the first mystery writer?”  He gave real clues all through history, but many people missed them.  The Apostle Paul, divinely inspired, […]

“TAPS AND REVEILLE”

I found this story concerning how “Taps” came into being.  Now, there may be other stories but I like this one. Normally at a military burial the haunting song, “Taps” is played.  It gives us a lump in our throat and a tear in our eyes.  Here is the story, I found, behind “Taps.” Reportedly, […]

“WHAT DOES IT FEEL LIKE TO DIE?”

I read this compelling story of a young pastor whose son was very sick and not expected to live long.  Night after night the pastor and his wife would put their boy to bed and say a prayer hoping for a miracle.  One evening, the boy looked at his father and said, “Daddy, what does […]

HOW MUCH MUSIC CAN YOU MAKE?

A concert violinist is performing a difficult piece in front of a large audience.  Suddenly there is a loud snap that reverberates throughout the auditorium.  The audience immediately knows that a string has broken and fully expects the concert to be suspended until another string, or instrument, is brought to the musician. But instead, the […]

“I’M STILL LEARNING TO FORGIVE”

Corrie ten Boom and her sister Betsie suffered through some of the terrible horrors of the Nazi concentration camps of World War 11.  They were imprisoned for hiding Jews in the attic of their home in Holland. Betsie, never strong in health, grew steadily weaker and died on December 16, 1944. Some of her last […]