KEEP THE TOP HALF FULL

    Keep  The Top Half  Full My throat was in my stomach or my stomach was in my throat; what did it matter I had that “all too familiar feeling” that I had missed something very important and I was about ready to pay dearly for it. My hands were firmly planted on the…

AT THE END OF THE ROAD

“AT THE END OF THE ROAD” By the time Johnny Benchfield turned off of Highway 14 coming out of Tully, Mississippi, he was ready for a break.  “Any kind of a break would do”, he thought, as he shoved his little blue ’66 Mustang into second gear and slowed to a stop in front of…

DOES ANY ONE OUT THERE LOVE ME?

DOES ANYONE OUT THERE LOVE ME? I was sitting at the stoplight in Brother Castro’s car in Manhattan, New York. We were in Brooklyn doing a series of meetings, and he had offered to show us the sights.  After a couple of hours we had made it to the heart of the Big Apple. What…

I DREAMED I WAS A KID AGAIN

I DREAMED I WAS A KID AGAIN   Have you ever thought you would like to go back into time? To the “good old days”–a time when you didn’t have a care in this world. No bills to pay; no taxes due, no time schedule to keep. Someone said, “The only thing good about the…

BEING THE FACE OF GOD

    Being the Face of God       “There is no God! At least I’ve never seen any evidence that He exists in the people I know.” Ameil smiled to himself. Pushing his chair back from the table, he threw some money down to cover his breakfast. “Someday you’re going to be sorry…

A MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR

A Most Wonderful Time of the Year The birth of Jesus was a major mile marker in God’s plan of the ages. That plan was the reestablishing of His kingdom on earth. From the dawn of our biblical records the prophets continued to lay out the steps that God would take to orchestrate His perfect…