THE MASKS WE WEAR

Halloween is a time of pretending, a time of wearing masks.  We enjoy this for we have been wearing masks ever since childhood.  As children we dress up in other people’s clothes. We pretend to be someone we are not.  The Greek stage represented tragedy and comedy by wearing masks.  A mask with a frown showed […]

JESUS ATTENDED A FUNERAL

Let me tell you about the time that Jesus attended a funeral.  It is recorded for us in the 11th chapter of the Gospel of John. Distressing word was sent to Jesus by Mary and Martha that their brother, Lazarus, was very sick. However, Jesus was busy attending to  the needs of others so was unable […]

Don’t Rob Yourself of Struggle

Once a little boy was playing outdoors and found a fascinating caterpillar.  He carefully picked it up and took it home to show his mother.  He asked his mother if he could keep it.  She said that he could if he would take good care of it.  The little boy got a large jar from […]

LIFE INSTEAD OF DEATH

Jesus told Martha, “I am the resurrection and the life.  Whoever believes in me stays alive even if he dies, every living person who believes in me shall never die, Do you believe this?”  John 11: 25-26 The Bible does not teach, life after death, rather it teaches LIFE INSTEAD OF DEATH. We live in […]

SHE HEARD ME PLAY

This is as true story told by Mildred Honor, a music teacher from Des Moines, Iowa. She accepted Robby, a 11 year old, as a new student.  Robby said that it had always been his mother’s dream to hear him play the piano.  At the end of each weekly lesson, he would say, “My mom is going […]