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

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Some things are just personal (948 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Dec 05 2010Views/Reads: 1309/790Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I will grant I have a few eccentricities. But, let me make this perfectly clear, far fewer than the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage has avowed through the years. Listening to her, a person might come to believe my eccentricities are without limit. This
 
A Grandparentís day at the park (898 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Mar 25 2012Views/Reads: 1626/780Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Fun is a relative quantity. One person's fun may be somebody else's drudgery and pain. I know someone, and her name shall remain anonymous, whose idea of fun is rooting through thrift stores all day long. That concept of fun has never darkened the shadowy
 
Be Sure, Your Sin Will Find You Out (926 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Oct 21 2012Views/Reads: 1460/861Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
It happened to me again this past week for the umpteenth time. The last time it happened, I promised myself it would never happen again, as long as I lived. So much for my promises, or maybe I died.
 
Beware, O, ye blasted hacker, whomsoever thou art (908 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Feb 03 2013Views/Reads: 1541/835Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Under normal circumstances, I am a rather cool, calm and collected person. I say normal because not everything in my life is normal. It takes a lot to rattle this cage of mine but once rattled lookout whoever rattles it.
 
the little goose chapel saints (1368 words)
Author: stanley mcqueen kentucky backwoods writerAdded: May 15 2007Views/Reads: 1870/1058Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Preacher Little Lester Bishop win soul for Christ
 
Stained Glass Masquerade (1194 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Jun 29 2007Views/Reads: 1860/1039Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A new genre for me, but I wanted to try my hand at it. Let me know what you think.
 
From Gold to Goodness (1583 words)
Author: stanley mcqueen kentucky backwoods writerAdded: Jul 18 2007Views/Reads: 1851/1104Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
just a dot sometimes mean a lot. a shorty for sure...G
 
Initial Impressions (2623 words)
Author: EutychusAdded: Nov 26 2007Views/Reads: 1818/993Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
As part of a Sunday School study of the Erwin Lutzer book One Minute After You Die, one assignment was to give impressions of existence after death from the pov of a person in heaven and a person in hell based on what the Bible has to say on the subject.
 
Trusting a Subtle Lie (2281 words)
Author: EutychusAdded: May 17 2008Views/Reads: 1869/936Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Life, death, regrets and new beginnings all explored at a high school reunion.
 
Joyful Disbelief (2844 words)
Author: EutychusAdded: May 17 2008Views/Reads: 1763/1173Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
An older couple returns to teaching Sunday school with some uncertainty and end up wondering why they ever left.
 
Diane Elainse First Adventure (2411 words)
Author: TanadaAdded: Jul 07 2008Views/Reads: 1639/957Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A day in the life of a seven year old girl in the Land of Never Ever, where bad things Never Ever happen to anyone.
 
the squatters (3406 words)
Author: stanley mcqueen kentucky backwoods writerAdded: May 23 2009Views/Reads: 1816/1003Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
this story is about a family who find a place to live when they had some bad fortune in virginia and traveled to kentucky to find a place to work and settled down
 
All I want for Christmas is to be left alone! (948 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Dec 13 2009Views/Reads: 1628/823Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
We had just finished our morning coffee for the morning and the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage looked at me and said, "Let's go Christmas shopping." This little piece of news ruined my meticulously worked out plans of doing nothing for th
 
Have You Ever Wondered...? (1157 words)
Author: Alex TownsendAdded: Dec 19 2009Views/Reads: 1476/807Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A Fictional short story about how a simple, seemingly insignificant act, can change the world.
 
Hundred Dollar mule (1669 words)
Author: stanley mcqueen kentucky backwoods writerAdded: Dec 30 2009Views/Reads: 2022/913Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
back wood tales
 
Mother Natureís cold shoulder revenge (902 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Feb 07 2010Views/Reads: 1730/848Story 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 mysterious wizardry of gadgetry (908 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: May 09 2010Views/Reads: 1514/929Story 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.
 
Two Percent (2330 words)
Author: EutychusAdded: Jun 03 2010Views/Reads: 1469/853Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A Saturday morning Men's Accountability Group examines the subject of personal purity from an unexpected perspective.
 
For whom the school bells toll (914 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Aug 23 2010Views/Reads: 1505/929Story 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
 
Has anyone seen my Castle lately? (909 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Sep 05 2010Views/Reads: 1393/876Story 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.
 
A post Thanksgiving wishbone (911 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Nov 28 2010Views/Reads: 1343/798Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Now that Thanksgiving is over, I am able to sit back and recoup from the activity. I'm not sure about anybody else, but a holiday such as Thanksgiving takes a lot out of me. Of course, it puts a lot in me, but that's another story.
 
A waitress after my own heart (956 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Feb 20 2011Views/Reads: 1454/876Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I am one who firmly believes the pen is mightier than the sword. Consequently, I have a fully stocked arsenal with every pen and pencil imaginable. I look with a jaundiced eye at the person who is ill equipped with writing instruments. I am fully prepared
 
The Girl Scout cookie conspiracy (904 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Mar 05 2011Views/Reads: 1341/704Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I am not a great believer in conspiracies. I do not believe Bigfoot really exists except in the strained imaginations of some people. Some want to believe in Bigfoot, and some need to believe in Bigfoot. I'm not one of them.
 
A really short history of broccoli (903 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Apr 04 2011Views/Reads: 1318/781Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Have you ever had serious second thoughts about something? Of course, I usually have severe trouble with establishing first thoughts. But once I have finished a serious thought I like put it behind me and go on with life.
 
My yearly correspondence with good old Uncle Sam (946 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Apr 11 2011Views/Reads: 1930/751Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
April 15th is the time of the year when American citizens can communicate with their government. I cannot testify for anyone else, but I look forward to this marvelous opportunity, and I am careful not to waste it. This year, for example, so much has happ
 
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