Johnny's Pants “Please, Jesus,” Johnny Prayed. “Send Me a new pair of pants soon—with two pockets instead of one.” And Jesus answered that prayer in the most wonderful way!
Jimmy and the Jam Jars Surely Mother wouldn't mind if Jimmy were to taste just a little bit of that lovely strawberry jam. She probably wouldn't even notice.
Vera's Victory Vera tiptoed over to the dining table. On top of the fruit in the bowl was a big bunch of grapes. Vera had been looking at this bunch of grapes all day, wishing that it might be hers.
The Two Carolyns Carolyn Herman was a very nice little girl in many ways. But there were two Carolyns: a pouty, grumbly “at-home” Carolyn; and a happy, helpful “school” Carolyn. Then one day a special visitor came to dinner . . .
Why the Dogs Ran Away With all those yapping, yelping dogs around her, 5-year-old Barbara shut her eyes tight and prayed that Jesus would save her and make the dogs go away!
Ken's Baby Brother At first Ken felt very proud that he had a baby brother. But as the days went by, his delight in the new baby began to fade.
Hold Up Your Hand The canal looked safe enough for swimming, so Larry began to walk about in it, near the bank. Surely Grandmother had been wrong when she said it was too dangerous.