Tag Archives: Christine

The Tale of Two Ships

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.” (Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV) The Titanic was beautiful. Well, as beautiful as a nautical steamship could get. A complete masterpiece of modern engineering ingeniously intertwined with the highest echelon of luxury. This ship was ...

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Final Interview

“For God has not destined us for wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ who died for us so that whether we are awake or asleep we might live with him.” 1Thessalonians 5:9-10 (English Standard) I hate interviews. And it’s not because I get nervous or have bad communication skills. The employers don’t intimidate me, and the ...

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Insatiable

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.” (Matthew 5:6 NIV) I swear there isn’t enough food in this house to sustain my teenage brother. When I went to bed we had Pizza Pockets, soup, Captain Crunch, chips, boxed macaroni and cheese, Top Ramen, and a brand new gallon of 2% milk. However, by ...

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Spread the Love …

“My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.” John 15:12 (NIV) February 14th Valentines Singles Awareness Day No matter what you call it – it annoys me… I don’t like candy. The regular Hallmark movies already make me want to gag. And when I see so much pink and red and white together it makes me ...

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Forgotten

I’ve screamed so long my lungs are hoarse, my fists have slammed against the wall so many times the skin is broken and bleeding streaks of red down my bedroom wall. No one’s home right now. And even worse—I can swear no one is listening. Even if someone was, they must not care about me because nothing is changing. No ...

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Killing Fear

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” (2 Tim. 1:7 NIV) “If I brought a gun to school you’d be the first one I’d kill.” Seth leered at me from behind, sending a chill down my spine. It was my first year in public school and ...

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Curtain Call Resolution

“And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.”  (Philippians 4:19 NIV) I check my microphone one last time, listening through the double doors for my queue lines. I clench the bag in my hands that will be used during the scene, making sure I’ve got everything, sending up a silent prayer to ...

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