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Jesus and the Mud Puddle

Howard County Sheriff Jerry Marr got a disturbing call one Saturday afternoon a few months ago.

At Least You Had A Day

During the month of September, a dear friend of mine lost her husband suddenly in an accident.

The tragedy was a shock to everyone.

Don't We All

I was parked in front of the mall wiping off my car. I had just come from the car wash and was waiting for my wife to get out of work.

How Old Are You?

If we did not know our age, some of us would appear to be very young, and some of us would seem very old.

The Treasure of Love

I’m learning each and every day, from a young man who can hardly speak.

He teaches me something new each day, as I watch him mop and sweep.

Everybody Won!

Last night was the last game for my eight-year-old son’s soccer team. It was the final quarter. The score was two to one, my son’s team in the lead.

And What Will My Reward Be?

One day a fisherman was lying on a beautiful beach, with his fishing pole propped up in the sand and his solitary line cast out into the sparkling blue surf.

Best Time of My Life

It was June 15, and in two days I would be turning thirty. I was insecure about entering a new decade of my life and feared that my best years were now behind me.

Need Washing?

 A little girl had been shopping with her Mom in Target. She must have been 6 years
old, this beautiful red haired, freckle faced image of innocence. It was pouring

Are You In The Picture?

We’ve had a bad habit for several years: we load the film in the camera, take the pictures, and then put the roll of film in a dresser drawer. Recently, Susan’s been taking a few rolls a week to get them developed. We never know what we’re going to see when we open the package. It’s the closest we get to playing the lottery.

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