The Good in Good Friday

Good Friday. What is good about it? On the surface it appears to be the most monumental miscarriage of justice in all of history. It gives new meaning to cruel and inhumane. So we cry out, “What is good about this?!” But if you are a Christian, you have had your sight restored, and have…

Contractions: A Story

Clara slipped her feet into the stirrups, knees spread. Naked from the waist down, she felt the chill of the sterile room beneath the thin gown as the technologist handed her the wand, properly lubricated, and told her to guide it between her legs. The silent vision appeared, and out of the darkness materialized the uproar of the womb.

The Scenario: A Story

Getting ready for the day, your mind is busy on thoughts of the numerous things that need to be done. Rushing to get through the morning tasks, there lies your Bible on the table with the sheet of paper for numerous prayer requests, undisturbed for a few frantic days now. That can be done later is your reasoning. The Lord is certainly sympathetic.