The Millstone and the Would Be King

A millstone is a stone used to grind grain and was popular during biblical times.  Two women would often grind wheat together.  It was a useful tool that brought productivity as well as resources to a village.  The weight of this tool was somewhere between 100-1000 pounds or more depending on the size of the … Continue reading The Millstone and the Would Be King

Lessons from the PlayGround

Merry-Go-Round I remember clearly sitting on the circular disk gripping the rails tightly, shouting “faster, faster” and giggling with delight. The exhilaration was exponentially increased when a couple of friends joined and we laughed together. It took the strong arms of another person (parent, sibling, or friend) to propel the merry-go-round into the circular motion … Continue reading Lessons from the PlayGround

Get There

1 Kings 17:8-10 8 Then the word of the Lord came to him, saying, 9 “Arise, go to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and dwell there. See, I have commanded a widow there to provide for you.” 10 So he arose and went to Zarephath.  We all enjoy the comforts of familiar environments, faces, and … Continue reading Get There