“You have got to be quiet or the slave catchers are going to find us!” The rustles, thumps, whispers and barely veiled exclamations suddenly ceased. Pitch black darkness filled the hot basement room, and the boiler in the room beside us shuddered and hissed. I couldn’t see any of them, but at least my urgent … Continue reading These Chains
I am so thankful for the God I serve. A God that is so big that He can, as one first grader said, “hold the world and all the stars and even all the universe and all the other stars in His hand—on one finger even.” Or as another first grader added, “He’s so big … Continue reading Thank You
Two students who've taught me more than they'll ever know.
It’s Monday, February 20, 2017, Family Day Morning. I have plans to meet a friend for brunch, but for now, I’m having my devotions and trying to ignore that sometime today, I’ll know. I’m praying in my room, trying to concentrate and instead, getting this strong urge to go check my e-mail. I push it … Continue reading Documentary of a Decision
God loves broken things. He makes the ocean break as waves on the shore, sending shards of water glistening into the sky. He breaks the stillness of a Northern, summer morning with the call of a loon. He sends His little critters to break down a fallen tree stump into fertile soil where more delicate … Continue reading Broken
The truth about happily-ever-after
If I were queen of the world, I would want story-telling to be a regular thing. I would invite lots of people to my place for campfires. We would make many campfires and break into many groups and … Source: The Following