‘Twas the Night of the Advent

                         ‘Twas the Night of the Advent

‘Twas the night of the Advent, when all in the house,

Not a man was secure, not even his spouse;

Stories of the Torah were told with great care,

In hopes that Yahweh would be merciful and fair;

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Disobedience or Reluctant Obedience

via Daily Prompt: Disobey

I heard a story about a mother and her small daughter back in the day before car seat laws.  The little girl was standing up in the seat as her mother drove and the mom told her daughter several times to sit down.  Finally, the mother became more adamant telling her daughter to sit down.  Knowing that her mother meant business, the child reluctantly sat down but told her mother, “I’m sitting down but in my heart I’m standing up!”  I imagine many of us are like this, we comply with certain laws or guidelines but in our hearts we are somewhere in the realm of compliance in the spirit of rebellion.

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When I Look Into Their Eyes

When I Look Into Their Eyes

I have seen some pitiful folks in my time. It is not the ragged clothes I see or their crippled limbs but their eyes that give me a glimpse of their misery and hopelessness.  I believe every person was granted to BE by God; this in itself makes me to know that there is dignity in every life.

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