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The category Inspirational stories contains 244 stories. The last update was on Sep 21 2014.

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Home has never been sweeter (953 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Oct 11 2010Views/Reads: 1384/735Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
If the good Lord ever intended me to travel as much as I have been traveling, I'm sure He would have given me wings. I like the idea of traveling; it is the actual traveling that gets me. The only good thing about traveling is that home looks so good from
Noble Calling (3985 words)
Author: EutychusAdded: Oct 04 2010Views/Reads: 1421/890Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A father looks at the world, his young daughter, and considers his fears for her future.
Restless in a strange pew (905 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Oct 02 2010Views/Reads: 1633/832Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Everybody has places where they are the most comfortable. When a person (Yours Truly) is out of their comfortable place there is a certain, what should I say, discomfort. There are two places where I am the most comfortable.
How Time Flies When I Am In A Hurry (893 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Sep 26 2010Views/Reads: 1605/819Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Have you ever noticed that when you are on vacation time goes by rapidly? According to my calculations (and I'm the first to admit I didn't do well in calculus), the average minute during vacation time is less than 20 seconds. This is one reason time goes
Has anyone seen my Castle lately? (909 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Sep 05 2010Views/Reads: 1361/856Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
As of late, I have been fighting an insufferable barrage of intruders into that area commonly referred to as, "My Castle." Normally I'm not a pessimist, but I have a feeling I am losing this battle.
Can I get an "Amen" for that? (911 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Aug 29 2010Views/Reads: 1598/868Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I must admit that I am not always right. Of course, I did not understand these dynamics until after entering the world of marital bliss. Although I may not always be right, I'm willing to "fess up" to it when somebody graciously points this out
For whom the school bells toll (914 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Aug 23 2010Views/Reads: 1480/905Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
On Monday last there was a confusing cacophony swirling all around me. Usually, I'm not one to give vent to the noises around me but this was a little different. I like to pick sides but this time I'm not sure who to root for. Perhaps you can understand t
When all is said and done, Iím still confused (908 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Aug 15 2010Views/Reads: 1491/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Some of my best friends, on occasion, have hinted the suggestion that it is highly possible that I might be paranoid. When this idea was first floated, I smiled because I had no idea what it meant. Now that I know what it means it has given me pause to co
As summers go, this one is going (907 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Aug 01 2010Views/Reads: 1786/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
During my high school career I was no thespian, however, I could act the fool when called upon. My friend was the thespian and starred in our senior high school play, "Finian's Rainbow." One of the musical numbers was, "When I'm not near th
Author: MusokeAdded: Jul 14 2010Views/Reads: 1391/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
He is a great leader,a true Nationalist always jolly & cheerful! He is very passionate about his motherland, Uganda. He is inspirational and he is a great mobilizer.
The best laid plans of mice and men usually involves cheese (905 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Jun 20 2010Views/Reads: 1555/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Everyone has a different opinion of what is good. What one person considers good may not suit the next person in line. Especially is this seen in the area of cuisine. For example, one man's broccoli is another man's apple fritter. The problem comes when t
Author: The Tea LadyAdded: Jun 18 2010Views/Reads: 1648/985Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
There's always someone by your side, when you need him. All you have to do is call.
Things my father never told me (917 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Jun 12 2010Views/Reads: 1642/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is my first Father's Day to celebrate without my father. Earlier this year he passed away after a long battle with heart and lung disease. It will be a rather somber day for me this year, but I carry in my heart all those things we shared while he wa
Two Percent (2330 words)
Author: EutychusAdded: Jun 03 2010Views/Reads: 1439/834Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A Saturday morning Men's Accountability Group examines the subject of personal purity from an unexpected perspective.
Be careful what you wish for (904 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: May 30 2010Views/Reads: 1570/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A song has been going through my head lately and I just cannot seem to get it out. You know how it is, you hear a song in the morning and it buzzes in your head all day long, no matter what you try to do.
Good intentions are only as good as the intender (960 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: May 16 2010Views/Reads: 3671/1305Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
If awards were given to people who have the best of intentions, I would be working on my acceptance speech right now. However, I know that intentions are only as good as the one who crafts the intention.
The mysterious wizardry of gadgetry (908 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: May 09 2010Views/Reads: 1486/908Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
When it comes to gadgets just call me Mr. How-in-the-World-Does-This-Work. I fully understand that our world runs on gadgets. According to some, we owe a great deal to the gadgets of this world whatever they may be. I just hope my credit is good.
When you come to the end of the trail (904 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Apr 25 2010Views/Reads: 1380/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I was working so hard the other day on a project that I actually finished it three hours ahead of schedule. Then, I did not know what to do. I had so psyched myself all up spending the entire day on this special project that when I was finished with it I
To rob or to be robbed, that is the question (901 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Apr 18 2010Views/Reads: 1455/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Many questions in life simply do not deserve the time it takes to answering them. And herein lies the greatest wisdom of all humanity. Figuring out which questions you should answer and which ones you should just let go by the wayside.
King of my castle for a day (904 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Apr 11 2010Views/Reads: 1595/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Not too many things catch me by surprise, although quite a few people have caught me napping. Such was the case this past week. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage caught me somewhat by surprise, which is really no surprise to anyone who knows me.
Where have all the men in white hats gone? (904 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Apr 04 2010Views/Reads: 1510/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
When I was growing up you could always tell who the good men were by the white hats they wore. Bad men always wore black hats. That made it rather convenient for those of us who were watching so we knew who would be winning at the end. When you were in tr
Please accept my apology (904 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Feb 22 2010Views/Reads: 1851/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Once again, we, the American consumer, have been treated to a celebrity apology. I am not sure what we have done to be treated to such highfalutin entertainment. If I could find out, I would immediately stop doing whatever it is I was doing.
Why childhood is better the second time around (909 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Feb 14 2010Views/Reads: 1564/883Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This week the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly had the privilege of attending our youngest granddaughter's second birthday party. I wanted to go to her third birthday party but she was not old enough yet. So, I will have to wait another
Mother Natureís cold shoulder revenge (902 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Feb 07 2010Views/Reads: 1695/826Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
As far as I can remember, I have never been out of sorts with good ole Mother Nature. I have had, however, some issues with Father Time. I wish, for example, he would take a vacation. Really, all that marching on must be quite tiresome.
The end of all nonsense and other practical jokes (906 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Jan 24 2010Views/Reads: 1420/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
When it comes to practical jokes, Yours Truly is always on the ready. Throughout my earthly passage, I have perpetuated my share of practical jokes. I will not enumerate them here, the simple reason being, I might want to bring one out of retirement.
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