The Homecoming

  The airport was especially crowded. Parents were waiting to pick up their college kids for Thanksgiving break. Alyona waited for her youngest daughter Sophia. She checked the flight information screen. The flight was on time but the plane was sitting on the tarmac waiting for a gate. When the plane finally pulled up and…

The Injustice of Ungratefulness

Setting 1: You’re a leper, one of ten who live quarantined outside the city. You hear of a miracle worker.  You leave your colony and head for the crowd. The crowd seeing you parts quickly, gasping.  No one wants to be near you. But you are focused to where Jesus is standing. Before Jesus you…

For The Beauty of…Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day.  The eponym-iest day of the year for me. I have been brining in blessings all year.  It’s time to give thanks.  Of course, I love the smell of food that wafts into memories. I love seeing all my kids all at the same time. I love the murmur of kith and kin. And…