Jim comes home from work to an empty apartment. He does what a lot of lonely people do: he turns on his computer. He begins by "chatting" with a woman with whom he has a date later that night. (Note: the audience reads all the dialog on side screens.) She comes up with a flimsy excuse and cancels. Now ..
by Various Authors
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In this short, comic monolog, a groundhog interrupts the service to "sets up" the topic of Spring (one of the four "Seasons of the Soul"). He's talking on the phone with his agent about landing a movie deal for the sequel to "Groundhog Day" but quickly turns to the audience and laments how unpredictable ..
A Perspective On Spring
by Judson Poling
Two men in an office anticipate a reprimand for their failure to get the loan the company needs for expansion. Though they tease each other good-naturedly about what they will have to endure, Allan is having deeper questions about his significance to the companyand in reality, his significance ..
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Phil is waiting to talk to his boss, accompanied by another man.We quickly find out this other person is a personified critical voice, heard and seen only by him but always there. As the conversation with Barb, his boss, gets going, the critical voice constantly interrupts, making Phil say things he ..
A tired husband has trouble listening to his wife at the end of a busy day. She wants his input, but he is only interested in "vegging out" in front of the TV. When she reminds him of their date tomorrow, he is less than enthusiastic. Given all his dinner meetings recently, he wants a quick bite and ..
by Sharon Sherbondy
When David was on the run from Saul, he sought refuge in a cave. There, David found himself at his lowest point of his life. We know he eventually became the triumphant king of Israel, but not before his time in the cave. We all spend time in "caves" when we are discouraged. When we finally leave ..
David: Developing a Heart for God, Part 6: Hope for the Discouraged
by John Ortberg
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Paul and Beth are recovering from hosting Christmas at their house with a total of "28 people and three strange dogs". From egg yolks with smiley faces in the eggnog, to creme de menthe glazing on the turkey, to White Castle stuffing, to a flashing Santa nose ring on one of the nieces--combining two ..
December the 27th
Don't Lose Heart
by Bill Hybels
In the car on the way to an awards banquet for his being salesman of the year, Doug and Nancy get in a fight. She is becoming more and more frightened of the man he's becoming as he claws his way to success. He can't see the way both he and his family are paying a price for his drivenness. He also ..
by Donna Lagerquist
Do you believe that God is good and loves you unconditionally? Doubt is not the opposite of faith; it can be a way to grow deeper in faith. Pain is not the opposite of joy but that pain reveals deeper levels of joy. We need to sit in our pain or doubt and not avoid it or run from it. The question ..
Faith Sounds Like...Part 1: Blues
by Jarrett Stevens
Sharon is trying to get a few minutes alone to talk to God about her struggles as a parent. However, the kids (only heard by her) are constantly interrupting outside the bedroom door. We witness the typical parental tension between wanting to do the right things, and fear of doing the wrong things. ..
Jim knocks on a door in the middle of a rainy night. An older man opens it, and Jim greets him, “Good evening, pastor.” The pastor returns the greeting, saying, “Good evening to you, pastor… You are still a pastor, aren’t you?” Jim confirms that he is, and proceeds to reminisce about the movie Field ..
Field of Dreams
by Ingrid De Sanctis