Longing For Egypt

Guttural sobs echoed in the guard’s ears as they raced along the corridor. Rounding the corner they encountered one of the sources, Pharaoh, kneeling in the center of the room. A body sprawled before him. Unsure of what to do, the guards fidgeted at the entrance, fighting the urge to stare, yet unable to stop…

Taking Chances – Taking Risks

Recently I was asked, “What’s the biggest chance you ever took? Did it work out?” I mulled over the question, but needed some clarification before I could respond. If the word chance referred specifically to gambling on something, then I couldn’t answer the question from that point of view. However, if the word chance meant…

From a Teen’s Perspective

June 19, 2015 Todays post is printed with the permission of my youngest daughter. Over the years, on top of being Mom, I somehow acquired the role of proofreader. As such, I get the privilege of being the first to read the essays, book reports, and term papers penned by my kids. One of the…

Twenty-one

Twenty-one – a quantity that could refer to anything. Such as . . . Twenty-one pairs of shoes Twenty-one lemons Twenty-one weeks Twenty-one homework assignments Twenty-one miles Twenty-one cents Twenty-one pieces of junk mail Twenty-one bottles of sprite on the wall Twenty . . . one . . . of . . . something .…