RISK

To laugh is to risk appearing the fool, To weep is to risk appearing sentimental To reach out for another is to risk involvement. To place our ideas, our dreams, before a crowd is to risk their loss. To love is to risk not being loved in return. To live …

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DISAPPOINTMENT – HIS APPOINTMENT

You have turned for me my mourning into dancing. Psalm 30:11 There are many things that bring disappointment into our lives. We can be disappointed with . . . Our political leaders; our children; our relatives; our friends; our parents; our church, our pastor; ourselves; with God. We are disappointed …

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BROTHER JOHN

Brother John entered the ‘Monastery of Silence’ and the Abbot said, “Brother this is a silent monastery; you are welcome here as long as you like, but you may not speak until I direct you to do so.” Brother John lived in the monastery for five years before the Abbot …

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