Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tips for Insecurities

February 8, 2017 by  
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Tweet INTRODUCTION: Do you struggle with insecurities or low self-esteem? I think we all do, at least at times. The problem Christianity is facing today regarding this issue is unbiblical preaching on how to deal with insecurity. So many preachers today are really nothing more than motivational speakers. All they do is try to make more »

Daddy’s Home

January 30, 2017 by  
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Tweet Daddy’s Home   I stared out the big bay window of our old farm house anxiously waiting for my father to come home. It was pretty common knowledge around our house that I was a Daddy’s girl. Daddy said that he was hooked on me the first time he held me in his arms more »

From Out of the Dark Sea

January 29, 2017 by  
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Tweet From Out of the Dark Sea   It was pitch dark on the beach. Fear nearly beat a hole in my chest, drowning out the roar of the waves punching the shore. Sand filled my shoes as we ran making them like weights tied to my numb legs. The salt in the air tore more »

A Tale of Thanksgiving

December 28, 2016 by  
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Tweet The following incident would be unremarkable had it not been for a short paragraph I added a couple of years ago to my book, “Eating of the Forbidden Fruit.”     This particular incident occurred, to be exact, the day after Thanksgiving. My wife Barbara and I had returned home from a long afternoon walk, which more »

🎄 The King Has Come (First Place)

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet The King Has Come by Swanee Ballman I, Learsi, soldier in the army of the Most High God, have witnessed amazing events. I saw the Great I AM change darkness into light. I observed the expulsion of Lucifer from heaven. I blocked the Garden entrance when Adam and Eve departed, never to return. At more »

🎄 The Worker in Wood (Second Place)

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet The Worker in Wood by Lynda Schultz Lovingly, he caressed the smooth surface of the oak. He had carefully cut it, shaped it, and planed it until it lay finished before him—the most beautiful cradle. It was fit for a king. Joseph remembered the stories of old, the story of Abraham sitting under the more »

🎄 A Crown Fit For a King (Third Place)

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet A Crown Fit For a King by Sherri Woodbridge “Hurry up, Benji!” Benji pulled the old hay out of the stall as Caleb, his brother, pushed the feed trough to the corner. “I’m hurryin’!”, Benji retorted. A lamb bleated in disapproval of having been jostled with Benji’s last bundle of hay. Caleb grabbed the more »

🎄 The Royal Procession (Honorable Mention)

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet   The Royal Procession by Donna Powers There was a deafening hush when the King left the room. The throne where He had sat for so long lay empty; His absence from the seat was almost palpable for those gathered.  As long as any could remember, the King had been seated on the right more »

🎄 The Ornament (Honorable Mention)

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet The Ornament by Maria Taormina Elise sat listening to Mrs. O’Leary at Bible school telling the Christmas story.  As the class ended, she gave each child a Christmas ornament with a scene of baby Jesus in a manger with Mary and Joseph, three Wise men on camels and the Star of Bethlehem shining brightly more »

🎄 The Throne and the King (Honorable Mention)

December 22, 2016 by  
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Tweet   The Throne and the King by Zach Fox And the day had started with such promise. Bradley jiggled his leg as he sat scowling at his assignment. He was a bright boy, earning top marks in every subject. He loved his little Christian school, sporting a pressed uniform and cardigan, but most of more »

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