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Water Problems

Water Problems

Joseph Anderson Donetti looked up from the book he was reading. Rain beat against the windows and ran down the glass panes. Joseph wiggled into a more comfortable position in the big over-stuffed chair. He…

Doing Good

Doing Good

MacKenzie Isabelle Evans stood in the middle of the lawn. She put two fingers into her mouth and whistled a long, piercing whistle.

Forgiveness and Baseball

Forgiveness and Baseball

Mama smiled at Hannah through the open window. “Sh!” she said softly and pointed to the back seat. Hannah peeked in at Baby Paulo. His head drooped down to his chest. His dark hair clung…

Cleaning the Grown-Up Way

Cleaning the Grown-Up Way

MacKenzie Isabelle Evans felt like stamping her feet. She took a deep breath instead. “Are you sure I can’t go outside and play?” she asked.

Something Really Mean, Part 2

Something Really Mean, Part 2

Supper was finally over. Somehow Trevor had not enjoyed his Sloppy Joes like he usually did. The food seemed to be sitting in a solid lump in the middle of his stomach.

Something Really Mean

Something Really Mean

He was tired of being the little brother. He was tired of not getting to do stuff that Brad and Ben got to do. He was quite angry about it in fact.

Scary Dog!

Scary Dog!

As they walked beside the tall chain link fence that separated the tennis courts from the street, a large barking dog ran straight toward them across the empty courts. Hannah gave a little shriek. “That’s…

Prayer Chain Needed

Prayer Chain Needed

MacKenzie Isabelle Evans heard the telephone ring. “I’ll get it!” she hollered. Mac liked answering the phone. She never knew who would be on the other end of the line, and it was always fun…

Good News!

Good News!

Hannah smiled as she opened her car door. Even though Baby Paulo was a lot of trouble, he was worth it. She was sure he was the cutest baby brother in the world.

God’s Perfect Answer

God’s Perfect Answer

Joseph and Mac trudged slowly along the side of the road. Their feet scuffed up little puffs of dust. The sun beat down on their heads. Not even one cloud floated in the hazy blue…