The information below is solely the opinion of the author of this hub.
This hub is a response to Billy Buc's writing challenge to submit our thoughts starting with the sentence, "Was it really only yesterday?" He also posted a picture of a door leading to a fire escape.
Note: All that is written below are the personal views of the author. There is no intent to insult or judge anyone. For those who are not familiar with the Biblical story of the golden calf, it is a molten image fashioned by the Israelites (see...
The following piece below was published by Sparklea in our local paper shortly after New York City was attacked by terrorists
As summer slowly fades, new life is eventually created by the surrender of God's creation.
A simple true and inspirational story from a friend has increased my faith in the goodness of humanity.
God's Message About Spring
Over the years I have learned the importance of love...not only to love my fellow man, but to love myself.
Heartburn is not to be ignored! If you do not pay attention to frequent heartburn symptoms, you could develop a condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease which, in turn could develop into Barrett's Esophagus, and then cancer. It is VERY important you pay attention to your body's warning...
If you were asked to make a plan for the world, what would it be?
I wish to share my experience of being adopted by my grandparents on my father's side and how my sister and I were able to forgive our mother for abandoning us.
This is my opinion of how important I believe it is to live from our hearts, instead of our minds.
This is about BEING a Christian instead of DOING all I can to please God and other Christians.
Angels are everywhere, all you have to do is look for the signs.
What is freedom? This is a story about a coincidence during a day trip that eventually answered this question for me.
This is a poem about maintaining faith and hope when circumstances appear to be otherwise.
Here is what I believe to be the greatest pain in life, as well as, the greatest peace. This opinion is based on my own personal experiences.
These are the reasons I chose not to have premarital sex in this day and age.
This is an account of a skeleton in a person's closet, who attacks and tries to make the individual feel guilty. It is shown that Jesus Christ is the answer to guilt.
The cowbird, the hummingbird and the eagle is a poem about three totally different birds whose characteristics hopefully minister an important lesson to the reader.
This poem is a kind of biography of my life, which I hope will encourage writers not to procrastinate. I hope many writers read this poem.
This is my definition of what I believe is an example of a foolish person. I have made many foolish mistakes, and I hope to encourage others not to do the same.
Freeing myself from guilt and fear of God is the key to peace of mind and contentment.
Read this fictional account of excellent writing advice from Jack London.
Joys of life are in the simple things that are free. Read this epiphany about how I discovered this.
Did you know Charles Darwin had regrets which I found to be an inspiration to writers?
A wonderful epiphany occurred to me on my morning walk at a time where I was discouraged with all the negativity in the world.
True story about my overnight stay in a haunted bed and breakfast in Gettysburg, PA. Stayed in the most haunted room in the building.
A fresh baked cake is wonderful to eat, but if the icing is not good, it won't get all eaten. Here are two icing recipes you will love.
Humility is a difficult character trait to possess. However, staying humbled is a strength.
Is tithing beneficial? I have been tithing for about six years and it has never failed me.
If Jesus wrote me a letter, I believe this is what He would say to me. He encourages me to live life to the fullest and to trust Him.
Keeping busy and focusing our thoughts on simple things is a great way to get your mind off negativity. Rather, reflect on your blessings.
Do not hesitate to share your thoughts and ideas with the world. The world needs what you have to offer in the way of inspiration.
What does it mean for a Christian to bear fruit? Here are some examples to help answer this question.
The more we procrastinate to do what is important in our lives, the more time is lost. Now is the time, or you will face regrets.
I believe there is an answer to the question, "have I REALLY forgiven that person who hurt me?" At a workshop, I found out that I had, in fact, forgiven.
Our facial expressions say alot to people about our personality, even to strangers. It is important to focus on our countenance, when in the company of others or when out in public.
This poem was written when I experienced a loss and I hope it will be a source of encouragement to others
I want to write and talk about God. Read this to find out examples of how I can do this.
What does it mean to live your life? The answer lies in simplicity in the art of being alive.
Eliminating physical clutter from your home makes you feel better mentally. Here are a couple examples of what I did to get rid of stuff I did not need.
I have learned more about school from reflection than when I was actually there.
Seeing God in everything and trusting God in all circumstances results in peace of mind
The synonym for cat is love. They are loyal, loving companions, and great company.
Here is a method I use for prayer that has helped me immensely.
A great reason to get out of bed in the morning is to have a purpose. It motivates me to start my day.
How do you know if something you have written is good? Read this writing tip to find out.
Read how keeping a journal benefits me.