By the Old Bridge

The water was so cold, it felt like Katie was bathing in ice. But she didn't mind. Her plans for the evening demanded that she be fresh and clean. Dressing up was another story though. Katie was the 5th of 7 children, so all of her clothes were hand-me-downs. She couldn't count on her parents…

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Dead Men Tell No Tales

I haven't been following any TV series for the past years. I listen to my office mates talk about Game of Thrones -I'd google the characters afterwards. I listen to my relatives rant about The Walking Dead, while I imagine memes of the main character and his son. Here's one of my favorites: My 8-year…

What’s on your mind?

"What's on your mind?" asks Facebook A lot of things - big and small From the mundane and trivial To the profound and serious. But what should be on my mind? Do I ought to control it? Or just let my thoughts run free? No, lest I fall into sin. I think about truthful things,…

Anticipation of an Insomniac

Anticipation It was already dark outside - too dark for even the neighbor's cats to be out. Huge trees had formed a canopy around the neighborhood, blocking the moonlight. But it's never too dark for the bats. I can hear them, loud and clear. I can also hear my husband and my kids breathing. Slow, regular breathing  which…

Time To Stop Looking At Yourself

Joyce Meyer's devotional for today is based on 1 Peter 5:9. I'd like to add verse 8: 8 Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.9 Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world…

Our Cunning Escort

Everywhere we go, anywhere we walk, we have a companion. We are never alone, making the #foreveralone memes pointless. This entity that goes with us anywhere is so cunning and has the patient of a saint. He is willing to wait a long time until he discovers our weakness. And then he attacks. All of…