The Bomb

The other day I got bombed. It scared me half to death. Fortunately, I recovered quickly enough that I kept the truck on the road. It did take me a moment or two, however, to figure out exactly what had happened.As I was driving along on this beautiful day, I was also...

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Passing Life’s Tests

"The LORD examines both the righteous and the wicked." Psalm 11:5 NLTMy goal was straight As, but tests often kept me from reaching it.While in high school, I was satisfied with earning Cs. Even my parents settled when they saw my lack of concern for school.By the...

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Life Over

When a broken arm put an end to my driving for several months, I felt that life as I knew it was over.I was wrong, of course. Life went on in a new direction, highly supported by others who drove me where I needed to go.Our life's road is not ended when things change,...

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Fool’s Gold

When my brothers and I were young, we avidly collected chunks of mica and pyrite. Because the minerals sparkled and were beautiful, we assumed they were valuable. Pyrite is known as "fool’s gold", because its metallic shimmer and gold colour resembles true gold. It...

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In the summer of my eleventh year the home I had grown up in burned to the ground in the middle of the night. Thankfully, my Mom, Dad, Nana, brothers, and I escaped along with our dogs. Yet, we had nothing but the night clothes we were sleeping in. I spent the rest of...

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