Even with Crooked Lines

Even with Crooked Lines

Living on opposite sides of a crooked line, Abel and Cain were diametrically opposed. Cain was the oldest, “a tiller of the ground,” taking after his father Adam. But he didn’t have his father’s heart, and brought an offering that wasn’t his best. He brought “fruit of...
The Woman in the Bathtub

The Woman in the Bathtub

A friend of mine mentioned a woman in the bathtub. She and her friend were on a trip aboard a large ocean playground sailing across the vast deep. She told me, “The whole time we were at sea, my roommate slept in the bathtub.” The vision of someone placing pillows in...
Unfailing Stars and Stripes

Unfailing Stars and Stripes

“Old Glory,” our nation’s flag, displays stars and stripes. How and why were these symbols chosen? A friend sent an email with this photo. He asked me to guess what it was. The blue and black spots resembled round pebbles on cement. I replied, “Pavement?” He answered,...
Two Giraffes—Is Your Head in a Tree?

Two Giraffes—Is Your Head in a Tree?

(For my blind friend, Jimmy, who reads this on his super-computer, there’s a cluster of palm trees and two giraffes and green shrubbery. One giraffe is visible; the second is difficult to see. His head is in a tree.) The photo sent to me was entitled, “Two...