Jesus heals…

Jesus sat upon the mount And healed whoever came— The blind the deaf, the ill, And people weak and lame.

So I have heart to turn to Him To ask Him to heal me, For He who healed the crippled And made the blind to see

Will also reach out His own hand To

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What you can do to help The Blues

“I feel so blue; I don’t know what to do to get over it.”  Have you ever said that to yourself?    Here’s some help for your dilemma. Do something for someone else.

I am not a doctor or psychiatrist and what I’m about to say is not about people with severe diagnosed depression.  For

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A Pair of Pears

By Allen S. Maller Used with Permission

There was a king who had a daughter who was very ill. The doctors couldn’t find anything wrong with her. She just seemed miserable and cried often.

One night the princess dreamed that if she ate a pair of very special pears she would get well. In

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A Prayer for Healing

Lord, I come before you today in need of your healing hand. In you all things are possible. Hold my heart within yours, and renew my mind, body, and soul.

I am lost, but I am singing. You gave us life, and you also give us the gift of infinite joy. Give me the

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Humor Can Save Your Life

The story goes that a certain court jester went too far one day and insulted his king. The king became so infuriated he sentenced the jester to be executed. His court prayed upon the king to have mercy for this man who had served him well for so many years. After a time, the

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Build Bridges not Fences

Once upon a time two brothers who lived on adjoining farms fell into conflict. It was the first serious rift in 40 years of farming side by side, sharing machinery, and trading labor and goods as needed without a hitch.

Then the long collaboration fell apart. It began with a small misunderstanding and it

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The World Is A Puzzle

There was a man who had a little boy that he loved very much. Everyday after work the man would come home and play with the little boy. He would always spend all of his extra time playing with the little boy.

One night, while the man was at work, he realized

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What Does ASD Mean, Mom?

I had just walked in the door and quickly went in to kiss my sleeping 9 year old “goodnight.” She had drifted off to sleep, curled up next to a copy of the book I had just written. She was especially proud of ‘her’ book because, she was after all, on the cover.


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A New Pair of Shoes

When I got sober my sponsor told me that I had to be willing to change everything about my life — everything. So, I wore blue jeans and switched to slacks. I wore western shirts and switched to T-shirts. But the one thing I just couldn’t give up was my cowboy boots.

I went

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Beating the Labels

From Stories for the Homeschool Heart

After only one year of marriage and both in their early twenties, Donna and Calvin Bader were told it that conceiving children was unlikely for them without some kind of fertility treatments. Since they wanted children right away, this was a big disappointment. Both agreed however, to skip

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