Sunday, January 3, 2010

Returning Gifts From Jesus - At (in) Courage.

I'm at (in) Courage today with a story that I started writing last January. I had every intention of finishing it months ago, but could never find the right direction to take it...until I received some bad news...then it was as if God was whispering to my heart and saying, "That lessen you wanted to share with's for you too."

Two days after Christmas I stood in line behind 19 people. We all fidgeted and sighed as two clerks slowly helped customers exchange unwanted merchandise for store credit.

“It's the wrong size,” I said when asked for a reason why I was returning a blouse. “And my son already has this toy truck” I offered when placing the next item on the counter.

I flashed a sympathetic smile to a woman returning a pair of dark red high heels. “My daughter keeps telling me that I need to stop wearing frumpy shoes, but these are not going to work for me,” she said while handing over the box of good intentions.

Click here to read the full story.


Andrea said...

Hope you have a wonderful New Year!

I hate returning stuff...waiting in those lines, etc.

I have a prayer request on arise 2 write.

Blessings, andrea

He & Me + 3 said...

Off to read the rest.

He & Me + 3 said...


That was awesome. How cool that we can exchange bad for good with Christ. I love that.

Ronel Sidney said...


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