Jesus does not give as the world gives. With Jesus, everything is guaranteed and has been finished from the start.
Prodigal at the Well
She was the talk of the town. Everyone knew her for all the wrong reasons. While most sought shelter from the scorching sun, shuffling feet kicked up sand and dirt as they scurried to gather water under the sweltering heat.
Remembering to Forget
The wound on my hand would not let me forget what happened. The crackled and blistered strip of skin was a memento of the searing pain I felt that day. For the remainder of that year, I was constantly reminded of what I had done.