Word of Life

The fantasy universe created by Marvel Comics features a character whose super power is a catastrophically destructive voice. The tiniest sound (or whisper) made by Black Bolt is liable to obliterate an entire city. With a voice that can spell death, Black Bolt has learned to maintain absolute silence in order to preserve the Inhuman …

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Anjola and the Stationary Sun Part II

“Deji, where are you?” Anjola sobbed as she sank to the ground. She’d yelled until she was hoarse, and now her voice was little more than a whisper. She rubbed her temples as her mind ran over the moments before she realized that Deji was gone. The Commander’s men had strapped them into a wagon …

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Calling on the Caller

I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born, I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet (Jeremiah 1:5). One of my favorite lines in Donita K. Paul’s ‘The Realmwalkers’ Christian Fantasy book series says that ‘the called must call upon the caller.’ I don’t usually pause …

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Book Spotlight: Me and My Big Mouth

“The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit” (Proverbs 18:21).  In her book Me and My Big Mouth, Joyce Meyer lays out eye opening precepts that bring this verse to life in a new way. Although the Bible clearly states that the tongue is a …

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New Every Morning

Text: Lamentations 3:19-23 Key verse:  “They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness” (Lamentations 3:23). I watched amused as a popular news channel featured celebrity new year resolutions ranging from less cheese consumption to increased church attendance. However, I turned thoughtful when one of the interviewees stressed that her resolution for the current new …

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Anjola and the Stationary Sun Part 1

“Whoa! Did it happen? Are we there now?” Anjola blinked up at her cousin Deji. “Huh?” “Look around! Is this Bilandia?” Deji jumped up and flung out his arms in excitement. “The room got very bright as Gran was reading us that Bible story about Joshua, and I had to shut my eyes. When I …

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Anjola and the Queen’s Tiara

“You can open your eyes now.” Anjola stared at the silver fish standing on its tail. Big round eyes stared from opposite sides of its head. “Y..you’re talking!” she stammered. “Everyone speaks in Bilandia.” “Bilandia?” Anjola suddenly realized she wasn’t in bed anymore. She was in a wood clearing surrounded by tall oak trees. Instead …

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