The Green-Eyed Monster


"He makes the whole body fit together perfectly. As each part does its own special work, it helps the other parts grow, so that the whole body is healthy and growing and full of love." Ephesians 4:16 NLT One chose to stay on the farm; the other chose city life.When my...

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Envy Bug

As I listened to their list of accolades and heard about their accomplishments, I felt the envy bug creep up my back.I was attending my first writer's conference. For a beginning writer, I was impressed with my short list of accomplishments. Two self-published books,...

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The Jealous Dog

I stared sadly at my Golden Retriever. Her normal 18-month-old spunk was missing today. In fact, it had been missing for the past several days. Oh, she trotted along beside me on our run all right, but instead of charging out huge figure eights among the trees and...

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Peach Preserves

A member of our church gave me a jar of homemade peach preserves a couple of weeks ago. Few delicacies in life compare with her peach preserves. Should I someday face a firing squad, I'll pass on the cigarette but be the first to perk up if Sarah's peach preserves are...

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