For that entry that just doesn’t fit the above categories, you will find it in the Potpourri section. Here you will find author interviews, articles, children’s stories, and a “potpourri” of other writings. Have fun reading these marvelous miscellaneous musings from the writer’s keyboard.
In Ronald Reagan’s 1986 Memorial Day speech given at Arlington National Cemetery,  the President says, “It’s the young who do the fighting and dying when a peace fails and a war begins.” He lists hero after hero, outlining through these examples why we honor our fallen military men and women. Reagan shares, “Not far from here is the statue of the three servicemen. … Perhaps you’ve seen it—three rough boys walking together, looking ahead with a steady gaze. … The … Continue reading →
Intelligent design. This is a term we’ve coined to describe the complexity of nature’s design as evidence of an Intelligent Designer. God is this Intelligent Designer and He has an eye for design. Consider, for example, the honeybee. God equipped this tiny creature bee with five eyes—three simple and two compound. He fashioned the bee’s four wings to lock together during flight like a zipper. He gave the bee two stomachs—one for eating and one for storing nectar. He covered … Continue reading →
Easter is just around the corner. This holiday is not about the Easter egg hunt or the Easter bunny, it’s about Jesus’ resurrection. Young children should not equate Easter with their Savior being tortured. Instead, young children need to understand that death is not the end of the Easter story. The point of Easter is that Jesus is alive in heaven. Because Jesus has risen, we have hope that we will be with Him forever in paradise! When you tell … Continue reading →
Thank you, Martin, for interviewing with VineWords. We are delighted to learn about your writing passion. Q: Why do you write? What drives you? A: What drives me is the possibility of going insane if I don’t write. I write what I do because I want others to experience God’s love through true stories with biblical application—much as Jesus did. Like the prophet Jeremiah, stories burn in my body, and they must come out. My hope is to encourage others, … Continue reading →
David was CEO of a nationally recognized company. He had established an experienced leadership team so he decided to take a month-long vacation. Even though the company had projects they were developing, he felt he deserved the reprieve. David announced his plans to the Board and made the necessary arrangements. The day of his departure, he found himself pacing. He had mentored his men regarding their responsibilities, and he had charted their obligations. Even so, he found himself rehearsing “What … Continue reading →