Don’t Give Up

Don’t Give Up

All is dark like a thousand nights Gone too far there is no return The bottom has dropped out the door slammed shut Let me die. If these are words that tell of your life, Don’t give up — there is hope for you. God is not angry, He is on your side His Son has taken...

Authentic Versus Synthetic

Authentic Versus Synthetic

The plant in the clay pot looked so vibrant with such lush green color. The blooming flower was so attractive, so beautiful. I began to gravitate toward this plant. Other people in the room were engaged in conversation, but I was determined to touch the leaves and...

I Hope You Know My Love for You

I Hope You Know My Love for You

I hope my friendship edged you along to love Him more dearly who loves you so much. I hope my prayers kept you safe in raging storms and in times of despair. I hope my faith in you encouraged you to stay in the battle no matter how hard it was. I hope you know my love...

Decision

Decision

Emotions were stirred thoughts began to flow will said, “think” feelings said, “me.” Decision was made action was done result was tragic it all began with a thought. God’s Book says to guard your mind for out of it come the issues of life. K.P. Yohannan....

Things That Make Me Happy

Things That Make Me Happy

Watching bats sucking nectar from banana flowers in the evening Watching nonstop rain from my poomugam* Plucking fruit from trees near my home Talking to poor people who need help Kneeling in worship when I pray Meeting an old man or woman who really knows God Seeing...

Remove the Mask and Live an Authentic Life

Remove the Mask and Live an Authentic Life

For many years, everybody, including me, thought the Christian brother who had come to talk to me was a godly, gifted man with much responsibility in God’s kingdom. Now he was sitting before me weeping and confessing to a secret failure that had been going on for 12...

Nothing Is More Important Than Love

Nothing Is More Important Than Love

“Little puppy, what do you want?” The big horse snorted in contempt. “You are wasting your time in this house; The Master has no use for dogs like you. I carry the loads and pull his cart— And you, a tiny thing—what can you do?” The little dog was hurting inside; He...

Prayer of a Hurting Soul

Prayer of a Hurting Soul

You are the only one, O Lord who sees and knows the agony of my troubled heart and You alone can make me whole. I am tired and weary exhausted and drained for I don’t know what to do with problems I can’t even define. Your Word tells me You care every hair on my head...