While Gideon led his three hundred men in pursuit of the Midianites, he stopped by first Succoth and then Penuel to ask for food for the hungry men. Neither place would give him any. They objected that he had yet to conquer the Midianite kings. Sure, he and his men had miraculously routed a host… Read More Predicting Victory
Here are stories from past rules I hadn’t put up yet. Enjoy! I AM THE HERO By ED Nobody As the Chosen One, it is my Destiny to reclaim the sword from the Sky Temple. None dare stand in my way, for I will prevail. I am the Hero. An Enchanted Sword story. Kingdom’s Alignment… Read More More Stories
I’ve recently read a book called The Parrot’s Lament and Other True Tales of Animal Intrigue, Intelligence, and Ingenuity. It is full of intriguing anecdotes of Orangutan escapes, Orca orneriness, and big cats (but no octopus stories, in case you wanted to know). The author, Eugene Linden, is careful to explain how the stories cannot… Read More Just How God Made Us
Here are three stories from the last set of rules, “Gerardo Eats a Lemon”. I have more stories to post from previous rules, but those will have to wait for another day. Lemon Uprising By Lexi Anders All Gerardo wanted was to make some connections in the town he just moved to. It started out… Read More New Rules, New Stories
Sorry I’m so tardy with this. This Saturday, May 20, the stories due are after the following ‘rule’: The 24 Hours In Which Gerardo Proves His Loyalty, Finds His Courage and Eats a Lemon. We crafted the idea off descriptive chapter titles.
Not long after Oliver Cromwell died, England invited the late King Charles’ son, also Charles, to come reign over them. Throughout the land people rejoiced to throw off the rule of the Puritans. Rules do not change the heart or impart convictions, and matters were made worse by men who only wore the outward austerity… Read More In the Wake of Cromwell
When I was in school, I was assigned to write a paper on Oliver Cromwell. This Englishman lived when the group of Puritans known as the Pilgrims fled from King James’ oppression and eventually came to Plymouth. Oliver Cromwell considered joining them in leaving the country at one point, but stayed. King James’ heir, Charles,… Read More God Bless…Who?
The new story rules are: Write a high fantasy story–a story that takes place in a fantasy world. Include an enchanted sword and the plot point of betrayal. But what about what has actually been finished and typed up? Yes, here are some more to enjoy! The Theatre Disaster by Xaris, age 10 It started… Read More Story Rules and a Few More Stories
After several verses denouncing the wicked, the psalmist turns to his own heart. Not only can God see inside us, He understands it. We can trick ourselves into thinking that we’re okay, not really bad, but God is never tricked. He sees the truth. There is only One way to fix our wrong ways, One… Read More Psalm 139:23-24