“Papaw, tell us the Easter story.” The Carpenters gather in the living room after Easter Sunday services at their church. Everyone is there -Papaw Carpenter, the grandfather, Gina Majors, Papaw’s daughter and her three children, Myna and the twins, Brendon and Brandon, Mark Carpenter, his wife, Justice and their teen […]
She stands modestly and hopefully appropriately dressed in a new peach colored dress. It’s been thirteen years since Sharon has been face-to-face with Frank Richards. She, now has second thoughts, but it is too late to walk away. She rang the doorbell on this lovely, modest home. She can hear […]
She startles the preacher at first when he enters the sanctuary this morning. He didn’t expect anyone to be there at nine A.M. on a Tuesday. But there she is. The sunlight filtering through the stained glass windows softly color her blonde and grey hair. She is probably middle-aged or […]
I find it difficult to really open up to people. It is easier for me to listen and empathize. What I have discovered is that I share more easily with those who have freely shared with me and sharing is therapeutic. “Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you […]
What is the greatest love story ever?
Another Sunday morning and Marcy sleeps in. Going to church was never habit-forming for her before her brother, Lee finally encouraged her to go. After Josh left, attending feels awkward and Marcy feels out of place. Marcy hates feeling like she doesn’t belong and she definitely despises feeling unwanted. At […]
50 Shades of Gray has caused quite a stir. It also shares a modern cultural views about romance and love. Romantic love is real and the Bible contains some pretty intense romantic encounters.