The Seasoning

The Galloping Horse

How Can We Truly Make a Difference in This World?Jesus' message to all of us, young and old, is quite clear: "Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another." (John 13:34, NIV2) This crucial message resounds in every book and letter of the New...

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No Unemployment

"Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us." Hebrews 12:1Nowadays there are all kinds of talk about...

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Two Boxes of Rice

I drove to a local supermarket the other day. My shopping list was long and my wallet was light. Still, I needed to get a week’s worth of groceries for my family. I parked my car, looked down at my list, and hoped I could afford it all.As I approached the door I saw a...

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What to Do With It

One of my neighbors used to have a beautiful tree in her front yard. Her Dad had planted it for her when it was nothing more than a twig and for years it seemed to barely grow at all. Yet, after a time it started to shoot towards the sky with amazing speed. Soon it...

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The Least You Can Do

It sounds terrible.It seems inadequate, maybe inappropriate . . . to do the very least."I heard about their divorce. I felt bad, but I didn't know what to say. So, I haven't called.""He's dying from cancer. I was his best man at their wedding. I just can't see him...

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The Most You Can Do

The Summer of my eleventh year was a wonderful time of joy and innocence. My days were spent riding my bike, walking in the bright green woods around my home, swimming in the crystal clear river that ran by my house, playing in fields full of wild flowers, and looking...

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