Month: August 2023

Month: August 2023

Your Faith

One time “a woman who had suffered from a discharge of blood for twelve years”1  touched the fringe of Jesus’ garment believing that if she did, she could be healed. And she was!  Another time a blind man approached Jesus and said, “Rabbi, let me recover my sight!”2  And he did! And then there was

Guarded Hearts

     The disciples responded to Jesus’ instructions on temptation and forgiveness by crying out “Increase our faith!”1  and a little later, Jesus healed the ten lepers and told them, “your faith has made you well!”2  So, my question is this: Did the lepers have more faith than the disciples? 🤔 Perhaps. Because after the leper

Sad Stories

TRUE STORY Sad Stories I taught English for 25 years, and I loved teaching the tragedies of Shakespeare and the great novels of Charles Dickens and the Bronte sisters. I loved teaching the short stories by Melville, Tolstoy, Poe, Hemingway, James Joyce, Kate Chopin, Raymond Carver, Shirley Jackson, James Baldwin, Flannery O’Connor, and  . .