Charlie’s Bells

Charlie’s Bells by Jimmie Aaron Kepler Jackson Smith lived in the pale yellow house with the whitewashed picket fence on Second Street. When he first arrived in town, he had already accepted a new position with the First State Bank. He brought with him a small inheritance from his favorite aunt, so he had not… Continue reading Charlie’s Bells

Heed God’s Instructions

“Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life, but he who rejects reproof leads others astray.” Proverbs 10:17 — Crossway Bibles (2018-05-19). The Holy Bible, English Standard Version (p. 534). Crossway. Kindle Edition. Our Witness is Important If our private lives don’t match our public lives, our writing suffers. More importantly, we have people… Continue reading Heed God’s Instructions

Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

Mur Lafferty crafted an amazing sci-fi book with Six Wakes. I was me hooked early by the well-crafted story. It’s full of mystery, intrigue, and uses a premise I’ve never met before.  What’s the premise? Generational space travel by cloning. The cloning isn’t to create multiple copies or versions of a person. Instead, it gives the ability… Continue reading Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

The Family Reunion

  The Family Reunion The setting was an old wood framed church house. Built by a tree on the crest of a gently sloping hill. Its wood siding all faded and weather-worn. The brass church bell for years had been still. He walked up the hill to the church house. With each step, old long-past… Continue reading The Family Reunion

Seven Biblical Principles on How to Hang On

We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. — 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 (NIV) Seven Biblical Principles on How to Hang On Is life getting you down? Do you feel like you’re at the end of your rope? Here are… Continue reading Seven Biblical Principles on How to Hang On