Tag Archive: Devotion

The Appointment

The girl lay on the floor, blood covering her face and robe; and as the door closed behind her killer, the prostitute died alone. In the stillness of her apartment, unnoticed by any… Continue reading

The Cry

As any parent can tell you, a baby is born with a cry that her parents simply cannot ignore. A baby’s piercing wail will seek out the parents and, crashing through everything that… Continue reading

Magic Water

One day, long ago, some mysterious men found an artesian well hidden away in an unknown land. They were thirsty and so they drank the water and soon realized that it was not… Continue reading

The Ship

Imagine a group of sailors from a foreign county, adrift in the middle of the ocean. They have been in the water so long they can no longer remember how many days they… Continue reading

The Briar Patch

In a famous Uncle Remus story, Br’er Rabbit is captured by Br’er Fox and Br’er Bear. As the fox and bear get ready to eat Br’er Rabbit, he convinces them that being thrown… Continue reading

The Thief

Suppose a stranger broke into your house in the middle of the night. Sneaking into your bedroom, he slips fifty dollars from your bureau just as you awake. In an instant you realize… Continue reading

Salt Water

Lost on the open sea, survivors of the USS Indianapolis waited for rescue. For many it never came. Alone, without food or water, thirst drove men mad. Unable to stand the thirst, sailors… Continue reading

Off To School

There are times when my kids just can’t seem to get ready for school.  Their hair is uncombed, their homework scattered and they can’t find their shoes.  My children run about the house… Continue reading

The Lion

While visiting a zoo in the Midwest, a young man decided to play with the lions. No doubt they were cute; fluffy manes, great padded feet, a steady purr and liquid yellow eyes.… Continue reading