5 Minutes

5 Minutes

He had a squeaky voice and a silly grin, he could be stubborn and annoying, but his friends adored him. He wasn’t just the life of the party; he was the soul of the group, an unlikely and invisible thread that connected the motley crew to each other. His smile could...
Gifts

Gifts

I grew up in a preacher’s house. Looking back, it’s easy to surmise how some of the things that were normal to me, were foreign to others. For instance, going to church. It wasn’t something you did on Christmas Eve to put a nice big bow on the season, or pencil in on...
You Can Plan on It

You Can Plan on It

It’s been said that if you want to make God laugh, plan something. In this story, it’s a wedding. She might have been on her way to meet with the seamstress who would take her measurements and begin making her wedding gown. Or perhaps she was on her way to the market...
Seasons

Seasons

Wait! It’s interesting how that one small word affects us all in various degrees, in some way or another.  Wait – sir, you left your wallet on the counter! Or Wait, I didn’t mean to say that. Or Wait, what just happened?   Maybe it’s Wait your turn. Or even Wait –...

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