Linda Jensen leads a relatively quiet life in Westchester County, New York, as the owner of a highly-acclaimed garden. Inherited from her parents, the garden is her pride and joy. What is not so joyful is finding a strange man sprawled near her delphiniums! The mysterious man is sick, unable to do anything more than drink water—and beg for secrecy. Ignoring all alarm bells, Linda sees to his needs, but her caring act takes on unexpected significance, an unpresentable glory.


Heroes in the Making

If you’re married or have been, think back to one or more of the worst “disagreements” you as a couple experienced. Jim and I had some doozies, but in each case, one or the other of us backed down from having to be “right” and got on with the business of getting...

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What Is Love?

The dictionary defines love as “a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person." Where does love come from? Atheists have trouble with this and describe it as an illusion, the effect of unconscious physical causes or a biological reaction. Sexual love...

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Fear and Fear Not

seems to be the air we breathe, these days. COVID-19, politics, chronic illness, persecution of Christians, increasing violence.... Reason enough to fear, so it seems. Jesus, however, lumps these as FEAR NOT items. He says to fear ONLY that which can kill our soul and...

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An Unusual Job Interview

You’re 30 years old, unemployed and sitting by a river, when four job interviewers arrive on a fierce wind. Each has four faces—human, lion, ox, eagle—and wings that touch each other. And wheels! Big ones that intersect and move sideways, as well as up and down. The...

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Dead—or ALIVE?

Here’s the story. The ER staff at Hartford Hospital works frantically on a comatose woman, but despite their efforts, she stops breathing. Two tries with defibrillation paddles are futile. The woman is dead. BUT—as the doctor is jotting the time of her death, she...

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Author Eleanor Gustafson

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