Category Archives: Bible

A Tribute To My Husband On Fathers’ Day By Tonya Ruiz 2013

Ronald, from the minute the first pregnancy test was positive – you embraced fatherhood wholeheartedly. After waiting 34 years to become a parent, you relished every second of the experience. You could change a diaper like a pro, extract man-sized burps from small infants, and sooth them to sleep with your lullabies.   As our little…

Good Fortune

I love Chinese food, I even like opening the fortune cookies and laughing at the predictions. Once I opened a cookie that said, “You’ll be receiving a gift.” That day, someone gave me a car. God generally speaks to me through the scriptures. Did He use a fortune cookie to speak to me? Yes. He…

The Fatal Gift of Beauty

Thou who hast the fatal gift of beauty. – Lord Byron The news shows are full of reports on Anna Nicole Smith. Because of her beauty she poised for cameras, married a billionaire octogerian, and became a celebrity. Her beauty was fatal. Her pretty face opened the doors to modeling, money, and more. She became…

Does God Care?

I was reading in the newspaper about a popular religion of film stars. Their “god” is distant and impersonal. Matthew 10:30 tells us that our God knows the number of hairs on our heads. It is amazing to know that there is a God in heaven who cares about me at all – and yet,…

Your Signature Fragrance Should Be Joy

  Adventisers want us to believe that a fragrance alone can change our lives by selling us the illusion of youth, glamour, excitement, romance and luxury, all from a few ounces of aromatic oils mixed with ethyl alcohol. Perfumes have alluring names like Tabu, Obsession, Escape, Passion, Poison (some are more inviting than others), Eternity,…