Admission of a Violent and Undeserved Attack

Admission of a Violent and Undeserved Attack

I hate bullying—when stronger, more influential people take advantage of the weaker. When I hear of such an attack, something inside revolts and I want to lash out at the offender(s) to make them pay and put them in their place. One such occasion still haunts me. I...
Freedom from the Porch of Weakness

Freedom from the Porch of Weakness

“Do you want to be well?” What? Do I want to be well? I bristled at the question. What kind of insensitive thing is that to ask of someone in my condition? Who did this stranger think he is? He does not know me—why would he presume there was something wrong with me!...
Living up to Your Potential

Living up to Your Potential

I could have stopped the building from crumbling, kept him from dying a horrible, crushing, embarrassing death. With my power, I could have helped my human assignment escape his disastrous predicament. If only he would have fulfilled his potential. I am accustomed to...
Courage to Embrace Your Executioner

Courage to Embrace Your Executioner

I’ve killed many men in battle. As a Roman soldier, I’ve honed the act of killing to an art of precision. You are present, I have a sword, you die. Direct, simple, efficient. I’ve taken so many lives, the fading light in dying eyes no longer haunts me. I now consider...
Three Days Later

Three Days Later

His death was agonizing. A more vicious, inhumane demise was unimaginable. Yet, it happened as destined. With his last breath, as spirit separated from broken body, he whooshed through a darkened vortex of time engulfed by eternity. He landed in front of a formidable,...
That’s My Beautiful Bride, Daddy!

That’s My Beautiful Bride, Daddy!

That He might present her to Himself a glorious church [bride], not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she should be holy and without blemish. (Ephesians 5:27, brackets added)  Their courtship was long and difficult—but well worth the wait. He loved...