Who Owns The Land

This is a question that has been asked throughout the ages. Who does the land of Israel really belong to? For most sovereignties around the world and throughout history, the claim on land is accomplished through war. Aggressive nations expand their borders by forcibly taking it from their neighbors. Some nations fall due to economic …

World Building

If you’re unfamiliar with the term “World Building” you might get a mental image of huge machines covering the surface of a dead planet carving rivers, planting forests, and pumping oxygen into the atmosphere.  Truth is—that’s not far from reality, but for writers its a bit different.  World building is the art of bringing to …

Angels Wings

Mark and Ashley were excited about the swimming pool ad in the Sunday paper. The summer was unbearably hot, and a new pool was way out of their budget. It was listed as four foot deep, fifteen foot diameter, and $200. It was perfect. It was cheap. They just had to get there before anybody …

Momma’s New Coat

Belle and her two boys sat on the edge of the bed in a tiny room barely big enough for the bed, dresser, and a cloth toy box decorated with orange, blue, and yellow dinosaurs. Quinn was older and a bit reserved, but Cooper usually spoke up about anything and everything, especially things that troubled …

Why I Believe

I choose God because it’s a logically plausible choice that I feel with my emotions and believe with my faith. I do not chose my faith in God because it gives me hope…but I can say there is an amazing hope in my faith in God and the Bible. I believe there is life after death, and what I do in this life affects the next. I have a hope that in the next life, I will see some of those I knew in this life. I have a hope that by passing on this hope to others that they too will enter the next life. With my faith in God I feel that I have a purpose. And that purpose is to help others find this hope. And that purpose will affect the lives of others for eternity.