Hidden Gems

"But We have this treasure in Earthen vessels..." 2 Corinthians 4:8I remember reading a story once about a man who was exploring some caves by the seashore. In one of the caves he found a canvas bag with a bunch of hardened clay balls. It was like someone had rolled...

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The Prison of Want

Come with me to the most populated prison in the world. The facility has more inmates than bunks. More prisoners than plates. More residents than resources.Come with me to the world's most oppressive prison. Just ask the inmates; they will tell you. They are...

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Help! My Toys Are Devouring Me!

I had been trying all week to transfer my email from my Outlook Express program to Mozilla Thunderbird, with absolutely no success. In utmost frustration, I finally broke down. I gave in and purchased a new toy that would do this "impossible" task for me. So what if I...

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Collecting Moss

1 Tim 6:17-19 "Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. Command them to do good, to be rich in...

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Treasure Reclaimed

Luke 12:34 - For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. (NKJV)My husband and I often visit flea markets, yard sales, and "junk" shops, just looking to find something of special interest that someone else has discarded. The old saying, "One man's junk...

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Dressing for Success

Donned in clothes belonging to another, I could be anything I wanted…at least temporarily.Playing dress up was a popular kid's game when I was growing up. After all, the techies hadn't invented the distractions that currently occupy kids' attention and often steal...

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