The Fragrance of My Father’s Love

by David Atherton Shortly after I was born, my folks started their Jungle Training in preparation for their move as Bible Translators in the Philippines. Jungle camp was located in some dank, dark Mexican jungle. I recall nothing from that excursion, but, Dad told me I almost died of malaria or a related malady while…

Emily Gets New Neighbors and Saves the Day – Chapter 2

Remember last time? Emily Thomas and her family said good-bye to their good neighbors, Mr and Mrs. O’Dell, who sold their house and moved to Arizona to live near their grown up children. Emily watched as movers came and carried the new family’s furniture inside. It looked like there might be another little girl in the family. But days…

Emily Gets New Neighbors and Saves the Day – Chapter 1

         Hi!  My name is Emily Thomas. I live with my parents and my brother Danny in a two-story house in Ladera Ranch.(That’s in California.) We love our house and our school and our neighbors, but sometimes things we love change. First of all, way last summer our old neighbors, Mr. and Mrs. O’Dell, put…