My Shadow

The Teacher

She was one of my second grade teachers. She taught me math, and at that time I thought she was teaching me everything that I would ever need to know about math, and for that matter about life itself. Well, not really, but Mrs. Pillar was a great teacher and I learned...

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An Angel or a Good Samaritan?

"Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by doing so some people have entertained angels without knowing it." –– Hebrews 13:13 (NIV)I knew that the mighty oak tree in my back yard was weathered and worn. But my lack of finances as a single mother, kept me from...

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Francis of Assisi

Francis is called the little poor man of Assisi. He was born in the year 1182 in the town of Assisi in Italy. His father's name was Bernadone. Bernadone was a very wealthy merchant of Assisi. Francis was a very good-looking boy. He was merry and softhearted. So he had...

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God’s Hands