Tag: Faith

Line Item Giving

If you love God, raise your hand. Nobody’s watching but the millions of people on Facebook, so go ahead.  If you love God, raise your hand.  Now, raise it a bit higher.  REALLY show the world that you love God!  So, why didn’t you… Continue Reading “Line Item Giving”

A New Day Dawning

Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, 2 to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone. 3 At one time we too… Continue Reading “A New Day Dawning”

Planting Seeds

What is it worth? I’ve loved comics since I was about six or seven years old.  My dad used to bring home issues of the Incredible Hulk from time-to-time.  He would come home after work, lean around the doorframe of my room and just… Continue Reading “Planting Seeds”

Pictures on a Refrigerator

I wonder when it came to an end. I can’t remember if I was seven or eight or even older, but at some point I stopped giving things to my mom to put on the fridge. I bet she was disappointed. We weren’t much… Continue Reading “Pictures on a Refrigerator”

Mustard Seeds

Faith the size of a mustard seed can move mountains…

Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus

Did you know the word “gullible” isn’t in the dictionary? Yes, I fell for that one. I was in 7th grade at Whitney High when an upper classman said that to me with a completely straight face, and then promptly laughed when I said… Continue Reading “Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus”

Keeping the Faith

The pain was excruciating. That’s pretty much the only way I know to describe the feeling in my arm when it broke during judo practice.  I must have been about ten at the time and pretty busy doing various sports (none of which I… Continue Reading “Keeping the Faith”

Where Do Babies Come From? – Part 3 of our A Reason to Believe series

Where do babies come from? I never heard the stork story. I guess my parents figured I would see through it too quickly or that it would only prompt more questions they weren’t ready to answer. I never heard the story about the birds… Continue Reading “Where Do Babies Come From? – Part 3 of our A Reason to Believe series”

To Roller Skate or Not to Roller Skate…

I knew I could make it down the hill. I was headed to a friend’s house after school one day and had brought my roller skates. They had side-by-side big orange wheels, not the inline type of roller skates, and they had these huge… Continue Reading “To Roller Skate or Not to Roller Skate…”