Isolated

Recently, I stepped onto my balcony and looked down just as a toddler ran into his father's arms. The youngster registered a big smile as his loving parent picked him up and gave him a big hug.This was so encouraging because I had just been listening to a television...

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Faith in Hard Times

I recently had a blow -- with a diagnosis that I had a rare form of crippling arthritis. As this uninvited guest took over my days and nights with chronic pain, my faith was pushed to the breaking point. Thankfully, God in His mercy has stretched and grown me in...

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A Bumper Sticker

Wisdom comes to us in millions of amazing ways in this world.  Just today I was driving up to the local bank’s drive through lane.  A red pickup truck was in front of me.  On the back of it was a bumper sticker that said: “Dear Lord, please help me to be the person...

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Ushering Anger Out

An ancient memory pictures an event that occurred when I was four. I was busily engaged in playing with grain stored in the spare bedroom of a farm home where my family lived. My small hands were spreading the grain over the floor. What fun! Then, my father called up...

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The Last Morsel

Dear friends of mine, who had previously enjoyed a prosperous lifestyle, savings, and a fine home, experienced job loss and successive calamities of workplace injustice, ensuing legal struggles, dwindling savings, loss of their house, care of an ailing parent, and...

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A Bumper Sticker

Wisdom comes to us in millions of amazing ways in this world.  Just today I was driving up to the local bank’s drive through lane.  A red pickup truck was in front of me.  On the back of it was a bumper sticker that said: “Dear Lord, please help me to be the person...

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SERMON ILLUSTRATOR

A place of rest from this hectic world

 
Inspirational stories to lift up your soul closer to God. Find out how awesome our God really is. Real-life experiences as well as illustrations are available on this site.

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