A wonderful collection of short
stories, poems, songs, and a provocative look at how some quotes from
the Bible have been misquoted.
The Day I Woke Up
sorry I can’t bring my
monkey today.” Large, hot tears began to flow down his cheeks.
"Why not? Is he sick or
something,” Jared asked.
Jacob shook his head. "No,
he's not sick. He's not even real! I made him up! I'm sorry for lying
and I wouldn't blame everyone of you if you just hate me!" He ran to
his desk and laid his head down on his desk wishing he could just
Suddenly, he felt a small,
warm hand cover his own. "I don't hate you, Jake," a kind female voice
said softly. "Matter of fact, I've always thought of you as pretty
Jacob raised his head to
look at his friend. He couldn't believe what he was hearing! "But I'm a
"Well, yeah, you used to be,
but now you're being honest. It took a lot of guts to tell everybody
that you made up Funny Face. Most kids would have just said that he
died or something."
"I just wanted people to
like me," Jake admitted softly.
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