Posted on Leave a comment

Short Story: Test It

story test it

The jeweler turned the stone over and over again in his hand, rubbing it, smelling it, and examining it carefully under polarized light. He wasn’t about to buy a fake stone. Julie waited patiently. She had no idea her stone would be subjected to so many different tests! “It’s real, I tell you. I paid…

Read more

Posted on Leave a comment

Short Story: The Private Who Expected Steak

Justin walked around the army camp dejected. He was a new recruit and was still getting used to army life. Nothing so far was going the way he’d pictured. He wanted steak for dinner—or at least something edible—but instead was served a pot of something or other that tasted more akin to poison. He wanted…

Read more

Posted on Leave a comment

Short Story: Why Didn’t You Tell Me?

———————————————————– A Christmas Note What incredibly good news we have to celebrate this Christmas–Jesus came, took the punishment we deserved, rose again, and now offers eternal life to those who will believe upon Him! I hope the story below will encourage you to share that good news with others. As atheist Penn Jillete said, “How…

Read more

Posted on Leave a comment

Short Story: Super Busy…on Sandcastles

Short Story

Emma was busy–very busy. Her little mind raced with all the things she needed to get done on her sandcastle city. To her, getting her castle just right seemed to be the most important thing in the world. Little did Emma dream that soon the ocean would sweep away all her work. She was stressing…

Read more

Posted on Leave a comment

Short Story: Enjoy the Gift You’ve Been Given

Story: Gift Given

“Wow!” the exclamation came almost collectively from everyone in the room as Jessica pulled the beautiful sweater out of the wrapping paper. It was gorgeous! One by one, each of the children finished opening the presents their father had bought them. Each present was different. They ranged from clothing to a bike to jewelry to…

Read more

Posted on Leave a comment

Short Story: Enjoy the Journey

Short Story

Although Emma had told her father he could drive her wherever he chose, she seemed to be having a hard time relaxing and letting him do so. Every so often, she had actually grabbed the steering wheel, attempting to turn the car where she thought it should go. Then she’d remember and let go again,…

Read more