Category Archives: parable

a twist on the Prodigal Son

FATHER, GIVE ME MY SHARE OF THE ESTATE   A long time ago, Jesus old a story about what it is like to come home. Specifically, what it’s like to come home to our Father in heaven with no more … Continue reading

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The Donkey and the carrot….

out of more than 800 post the number 1 requested post by far the most popular ever is “the donkey and the carrot…”  so I am repeating it for those that do not know about it or do not sheach … Continue reading

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a Reading of Psalm 23 [a short story]

PSALM 23 READING There once was a Shakespearean actor who was known everywhere for his one-man shows of readings and recitations from the classics. He would always end his performance with a reading of Psalm 23.   Each night, without … Continue reading

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a Marble story [a short story]

RED MARBLES I live in the south and was at the corner grocery store buying some potatoes. I noticed a small boy, ragged but clean, hungrily appraising a basket of freshly picked green peas. I paid for my potatoes but … Continue reading

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Some Talk the Talk, but may Stumble Walking the Walk…..

SOME TALK THE TALK, BUT MAY STUMBLE WALKING THE TALK A man was being tailgated by a stressed-out woman on a busy boulevard. Suddenly, the light turned yellow, just in front of him. He did the right thing, stopping at … Continue reading

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The Seed…

  In the Far East the emperor was growing old and knew it was time to choose his successor. Instead of choosing one of his assistants or his children, he decided to do something different. He called young people in … Continue reading

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The Bible and the coal basket

    The story is told of an old man who lived on a farm in the mountains of eastern Kentucky with his young grandson. Each morning, Grandpa was up early sitting at the kitchen table reading from his old … Continue reading

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Two Horses in a Field

TWO HORSES IN A FIELD Just up the road from my home is a field, with two horses in it. From a distance, each looks like every other horse. But if one stops the car, or is walking by, one … Continue reading

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the Mouse Trap…..

THE MOUSE TRAP A mouse looked through a crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife opening a package. What food might it contain? He was aghast to discover that it was a mouse trap. Retreating to … Continue reading

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THEY MISSED HIM!

THEY MISSED HIM! They were looking for A Lion, He came as a Lamb, and they missed him. They were looking for a Warrior, He came as a Peace maker, and they missed him. They were looking for a King, … Continue reading

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