Friday, February 12, 2021

Flashback Friday - The Gap Stander - Martin Wiles

The Gap Stander

For God made Christ, who never sinned, to be the offering for our sin, so that we could be made right with God through Christ.  II Corinthians 5:21 NLT

I needed a gap stander, and he was there. 

I can honestly say I never fought while growing up. Fighting seemed a senseless way to solve conflicts. Additionally, my build didn’t lend itself to fights. Once a school bully accused me of throwing soda on his car and demanded I wash it or suffer the consequences. Since I hadn’t soiled his car, I wasn’t about to issue a free clean. I may have chosen not to fight, but I wasn’t someone’s doormat either. When I denied his request, he threatened to pound my head. Luckily, my good friend stepped in and said, “You gonna have to go through me to get him.” The bully stepped away, and I breathed a sigh of relief. My gap stander came to my rescue and continued to until the bully’s ire subsided. Read more...

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