Tag Archives: deceit


garbage chute

On her first day as top chef, June discovered a large garbage chute in the kitchen floor. When Jake held his shipping business meetings in the kitchen, June smelled something fishy. To discover where the chute ended, June dropped an orange down the chute. She then opened every door in the cellar, finding the orange in a small room with ropes and empty barrels.

“For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.”
2 Corinthians 11:13, 14 KJV


Ripe or Rotten?

sour greed

“Cream taught me how to choose a ripe peach—when she was younger, she reached for the largest peach on the tree and took a big bite—so sour it curled her bangs, she said!” Montana laughed as he watched Susanna fry a batch of blueberry biscuits. They still had many more days on the trail to Orchard Valley. “But biggest isn’t always best. Cream told me to look for firm, tender fruit with a rosy blush.”

“Bread of deceit is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.”
Proverbs 20:17 KJV