The Mustard Seed

The World Is a Puzzle

There was a man who had a little boy that he loved very much. Everyday after work the man would come home and play with the little boy. He would always spend all of his extra time playing with the little boy.One night, while the man was at work, he realized that he...

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The World’s Most Communicable Disease

There is a story in circulation about an optimistic farmer who couldn't wait to greet each new day with a resounding, "Good morning, God!" He lived near a woman whose morning greeting was more like, "Good God. Morning?" They were each a trial to the other. Where he...

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Afghan Refugees Respond to Christian Love

"It's almost unbelievable," said Daoud Abdullah, after he had fled from Afghanistan to escape the continual warfare there."All of our lives we have been told that Christians were our enemies," he continued. "But when we came out with nothing but what we could carry,...

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AttitudeHow Is Yours?The 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud mother-in-law of my best friend, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o'clock, with her hair fashionably coifed and makeup perfectly applied, even though she is legally blind, moved to a nursing...

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Your Heart’s Music

It was 1994. Daily, the city of Sarajevo was under siege. Mortars and artillery fire instantly transformed once beautiful buildings into rubble. Sarajevo's citizens were frightened, weary and increasingly despondent. Then, one February day, a mortar shell exploded in...

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A Young Satanist in Art School

Last winter, I attended an art school in downtown Seattle. I was taking courses in Fashion Design. I seemed to "blend in" with my attire even though I was the oldest (32 yrs old) in the class. A designer recognizes another designer. One morning in speech class, I...

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