“Riders On The Storm” (by, The Doors), is the choice rhythm and beat in which this short story, made into fun song lyrics, (below), can be sang to. Video included. Enjoy!
Many Christians use Psalm 46:10 as a type of contemplative prayer, but is this correct when considering the context? This verse can still be a comfort for Christians, but for the right reasons.
Suddenly, they were there: three giants. The trees they planted still guard the land, but then, they were planted by giants - a Dutch legend of the Veluwe
There are those who call our Father God by 'Creator' rather than God or Father. Is this appropriate or irreverent?
In the stories cited here, the children became illustrations in Jesus' lessons on five major Kingdom characteristics (mentioned in no particular order): humility, giving, prayer, inclusion and trust.
You tell me. With the mega-intelligence of mankind and equip him with the right tools, there is no limit to what he can design. But I beg someone to tell me the sense of a camouflaged duck call.
Think before you speak or act, if it sounds terrible after the anger has subsided or the action will harm someone then perhaps it's best to find another way.
A small ship sailing across the suddenly rough sea is visited by the devil - a Dutch legend of the Veluwe
A look at a story drawn from Norse mythology, concerning efforts to bind the great wolf, Fenrir, who was destined to play a significant role on Ragnarok - the end of the world in Norse myth.
We know about the crowd that followed Jesus on Palm Sunday, but do you know that there were five different groups within that one big crowd?
How a goblin came to marry Echo, whom you can still ask questions even now - a Dutch legend of the Veluwe
Over years of reading and studying the Bible, Rev. Margaret Minnicks has compiled a simplified way of understanding the Bible. Read and try her methods and you will also understand the Bible.
The Sound of Silence (by, Simon and Garfunkel) is the choice rhythm and beat in which this story, made into fun song lyrics, (below), can be sang to. Video included. Enjoy!
The tale of a skinner, who drives around in his dogcart to collect dead horses, two murderers and a bewitched horse - a Dutch legend of the Veluwe
Ever want to blame all your bad luck on a creepy haunted doll? Well I did and here's the letter to prove it.
A doppelganger is a word that describes a person who is surprisingly similar to another person, almost to the point of being twins, or an evil twin, seeking to assume another person's life.- but, not always. Sometimes, they are nice! Just like you and me!
Traces of the Norns in the Netherlands: a hollow tree near the village of Hoog Soeren, where the White Lady sits at her spinning wheel - a Dutch legend of the Veluwe
“Love Hurts” (by, Nazareth), is the choice rhythm and beat in which this short story, made into fun song lyrics, (below), can be sang to. Video included. Enjoy!
A look at a story drawn from the myths and legends of ancient Greece - that of a contest between three goddesses, and the judgement made by a seemingly simple shepherd.
Can a world collapse through the lack of moral conscience? Can wars be started and food supplies ended because a moral conscience was missing? And can a moral conscience create an Eden on earth?
Ccarlstead via Flickr CC-BY 2.0 The Lord’s Prayer is one of the basic and fundamental prayers in Christianity and most children grow up knowing it. In some schools, it is taught in the elementary level. However, to a person who is new to the...
Throughout the pages of the Bible, the word "bread" is mentioned. Bread is used to provide physical nourishment as well as a symbol for spiritual satisfaction.
What is a home? What does it mean for some space to be a home? How do we make living space into a home? How should one best organize a home? These questions all fall within the philosophy of the home.
“I Ran” (Flock of Seagulls) is the choice rhythm and beat in which this short story, made into fun song lyrics, (below), can be sung to. Video included. Enjoy!
I wrote this one for fear if I did not get it down in words, the percentage of me not remembering (all of) the text would be very high.
Bullies on the Web can be sung to the same rhythm and beat as “Riders On The Storm” (by, The Doors). A video is included. Enjoy!
I used to hate houseflies. Now I do not because when I lived the short life of a housefly, I simply didn't understand them.
Barnabas’ giving shows his heart, as does Ananias and Sapphira’s. God loves a cheerful and humble giver.
“Enjoy The Silence” (Depeche Mode), is the choice rhythm and beat in which this short story, made into fun song lyrics, (below), can be sang to. Video included. Enjoy!
More often than not, it is said that choices have consequences. The big question is; does this assertion stand or hold any essential truth? Read on to determine
We might as well face it. We cannot beat it. Trial this, and Trial that. Everything seemingly is a Trial.
"I'm not going to fight your battles for you. Get thicker skin!" My former boss said that to me. My crime? I told him that a female in a different department was bullying our department and asked him to speak to her boss about it. He was a...
During a dark, starry night, a man has a vision of a military camp and a funeral - a Dutch legend of the Veluwe
I love mules. I can love horses, but I guess I love mules because my family and I owned a mule when I was six.
According to European folklore, some wells were called Wishing Wells because it was believed that any wish spoken near them would be granted.
We have all been there. The word we meant to say didn’t come out right. Then there are those people who misuse and mispronounce certain words regularly. Here are a few of my pet peeves.
When a child dies, the parents left behind grieve in spite of well-meaning friends and family. Learn tips to make traveling grief of the death of a newborn child a journey with a reachable destination.
This folktale from Shropshire describes how villagers were saved from drought by a fairy cow, until a wicked witch stepped in.
The Book of Micah was written during a time of grievous sin and brutal warfare. Micah alternated between hope and despair for his people
This article gives thirteen Bible verses about birds, and it provides data about old and recent religions' views of feathered creatures.
He told her he would come for her after the harvest, and even death couldn't stop him - a Dutch legend of the Veluwe
The Wild Hunter of the Netherlands, storming and raging across the Fallow Lands - a Dutch legend of the Veluwe
A Dutch legend: "Near the mounds, in the mists of autumn you'll find them, the White Women, wrapped in their veils of fog."
The fall of Jericho and the violence in the Old Testament can be troubling for some readers. Did God really order a Holy War?
“Killing Me Softly” (by, Roberta Flack) is the choice rhythm and beat in which this short story, made into fun song lyrics, (below), can be sang to. Video included. Enjoy!
“Another One Bites The Dust” (by Queen), has the intended rhythm and beat that my song lyrics “Reality Bites The Dust”, below, can be sung to. Enjoy!
In life, she refused to touch the ground. After death, the ground refused to take her. This is a Dutch legend of the Veluwe.
A ship is sailing across the dark sea...or is it? Visions and foresight - a Dutch legend of the Veluwe
“Danger Zone” (by, Kenny Loggins), is the choice rhythm and beat in which this short story, made into fun song lyrics, (below), can be sang to. Video included. Enjoy!
“I Can’t Drive 55!” (by, Sammy Hagar), is the choice rhythm and beat in which this short story, made into fun song lyrics, (below), can be sang to. Video included. Enjoy!
There are so many little things in the Bible with big meanings. We would be wise to pay attention to them.
Weary of her brother’s violent rampages, Amaterasu the Shinto Sun Goddess hides herself in a sacred cave. Thus plunging both heaven and earth into a freezing darkness.
A look at a story drawn from Hindu mythology, concerning the benevolent goddess, Lakshmi, and her encounter with a clever washerwoman.
A Dutch legend about fishers and farmers along the coast of the Low Countries who were not required to pay taxes to the Franks but had to ferry the souls of the dead to the island of Brittia instead.