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.


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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FINAL SCORE: Ellie 3, Squirrels 20

This tree once grew beautiful, tasty peaches. Squirrels, though, love peaches, and given enough time, will carry off every last one. Ellie—NOT happy. Enter Havahart. A large, borrowed trap caught one squirrel but was hard to set, prompting the purchase of a smaller,...

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What is WORSHIP?

The word worship has many facets, from hero- to idol-worship. In the Christian context, it can mean going to church, praying, or reading devotional material. Praise songs, too, can elicit worship and are sometimes referred to in those terms. Have you ever entered a...

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Author Eleanor Gustafson

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