At the Edge of Our FaithWritten by Carol Dee Meeks
“It is friendliest kind of cancer,” doctor
said. “I don’t think it will visit him again,” he added
with a smile.
Basal Cell Carcinoma, a malignant epithelial tumor-a
skin cancer, was born on my husband’s nose from too much New
Mexico sun. Indeed, it is best kind of cancer to make
its home on your body if cancer has to camp on your door
But days we spent waiting for report led us to
the edge of our faith. Like wolf howls at midnight on
the canyon’s rim, we stood and watched our future slip into
A Little Bit of SomethingWritten by Joyce C. Lock
“A Little Bit of Something is Better Than All of Nothing” is a phrase I remember since early childhood. In theory, it sounds logical. I'd rather have a little piece of candy than none at all. Wouldn't we all (unless you're diabetic, allergic or something)?
But, in reality, that phrase has very little truth. Though we still believe in its merit, it really means to settle for second best.
So many times, people settle. They settle for mediocrity in their walk, less than prosperity in their finances, a second rate calling when they rejected first. They settle for a church closer to home, friends that don't place too many restrictions on their lifestyle, a quick prayer instead of quality time with God. They choose easy road, a low road, path of least resistance.