Category Archives: short story

full or empty ??

FULL OR EMPTY? By Heather Spears Kallus There are many people in our world.  Yes, and people can be so very different in their views, temperaments, attitudes, and personalities.  Some of us can be easy-going, flexible, and upbeat, while others … Continue reading

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a Pebble story

Many years ago in a small  village, a farmer had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to a village moneylender. The moneylender, who was an awful, mean man, fancied the farmer’s beautiful daughter. So he proposed a … Continue reading

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Are you Tired…

aren’t you tired yet? And it’s a question we need to wrestle with every day. Are you tired yet? Tired of always trying to look like the smartest person in the room? Tired of always having to be right? Tired … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 13 paraphrased…Love

LOVE: A PARAPHRASE OF 1 CORINTHIANS 13 If I talk a lot about God and the Bible and the Church, but I fail to ask about your needs and then help you, I’m simply making a lot of empty religious … Continue reading

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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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Women’s Seminar on love and marriage

A group of women were at a seminar on how to live in a loving relationship with their husbands. The women were asked, “How many of you love your husband?” All the women raised their hands. Then they were asked, … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is approaching.   It’s time to buy a padlock, book a flight to Paris with your true love, and be “love-locked” happily ever after. That’s what tens of thousands of couples have been doing for the better part … 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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