My wife called me in from working in the garden to take an urgent-sounding phone call. When I answered, I heard the voice of my neighbor, Mel. “Daris,” he said, “I understand that you used to pitch for our community softball team a few years back. We lost our pitcher and we're desperate."
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Hannah had worked a long shift at the fast-food restaurant and was ready to get off when a big rush came. Her manager needed her to stay to get through it. She tiredly nodded and kept the drive-up headset on. The long line made people irritable, and they often took it out on her. It was going to be a long night.
God has given us many promises of realities He will give us when we follow the divine equations that He has established. What equation of the Higher Power do you need today?
Hailee loved her job working at the nursing home, but she had one major challenge. That challenge went by the name of Bob. Hailee could handle cleanups, spills, and even the sometimes impatient older people, but Bob’s problem was altogether different. He didn’t want to sleep.
I have a big tiller that will rip deep into the ground yet is small enough to load into my pickup. In the springtime, I try to take a few evenings and do some service tilling up garden spots for as many people as possible. Because I want my children to learn to serve, I often take them with me.
Twelve-year-old Kevin loved to tease his fourteen-year-old sister, Sally. Of course, it helped that she was afraid of any critter that walked, crawled, or slithered. He was forever putting a rubber bug in her cereal, plastic spiders in her shoes, or Halloween eyeballs in her backpack, where they would pop out at her when she opened it.