This collection of 30 short stories from around the world show everyday folk in the past and present, discovering unexpected sweetness in the midst of sour circumstances when faith prevails. These stories are funny, others sobering, and more than a few will bring tears of amazement. While most of these short stories have a humorous core, some are historical, with a few based on real historical events. For those who are yet to discover faith, or want to deepen their understanding of it, this collection of short stories is a perfect place to start.
Contemporary readers will enjoy these stories as they delve into the idea that parables are not just about faith, but also about us and relate to situations of everyday life. Christian Stahl offers a fresh, timely reinterpretation of Jesus and faith narratives; the author also shares tender and hilarious real-life moments that capture the important truths of everyday life, with faith and inspiration as the focal point. One thing that can be guaranteed for this collection is that each and every story will leave the reader contemplating the complex manner of faith and how it plays a part in their current life situation.