Trouble Tree

We all Need a Tree! I hired a plumber to help me restore an old farmhouse, and after he had just finished a rough first day on the job: a flat tire made him lose an hour of work, his electric drill quit and his ancient one ton truck refused to start. While I drove […]

Shirley Kufeldt Bio

Shirley Kufeldt grew up with her identical twin as the fourth and fifth daughters of five girls in a Chicago suburb. Shirley and her sister went their separate ways after high school and remain very close. When her children were young toddlers, Mrs. Kufeldt returned to church, attending Sunday church services faithfully as well as […]

God Inserted Order Into His Creation

God’s accuracy may be observed in the hatching of eggs. . . .. . For example: -the eggs of the potato bug hatch in 7 days; -those of the canary in 14 days; -those of the barnyard hen in 21 days; -The eggs of ducks and geese hatch in 28 days; -those of the mallard […]

Take My Son

Take My Son….. A wealthy man and his son loved to collect rare works of art.  They had everything in their collection, from Picasso to Raphael. They would often sit together and admire the great works of art. When the Vietnam conflict broke out, the son went to war.  He was very courageous and died […]

Recall Notice

The Maker of all human beings (GOD) is recalling all units manufactured, regardless of make or year, due to a serious defect in the primary and central component of the heart.  This is due to a malfunction in the original prototype unit’s code named Adam and Eve, resulting in the reproduction of the same defect […]


Slow down and read this and be blessed. Carl was a quiet man. He didn’t talk much. He would always greet you with a big smile and a firm handshake. Even after living in our neighborhood for over 50 years, no one could really say they knew him very well. Before his retirement, he took […]

Make Your Day a Shay Day!

What would you do?  You make the choice. Don’t look for a punch line, there isn’t one.  Would you have made the same choice? At a fundraising dinner for a school that serves children with learning disabilities, the father of one of the students delivered a speech that would never be forgotten by all who […]

Bible Bites and the Cross Image

You never know when God is going to give you a gift.  And it may take a while to realize that what He’s given you really is a gift that can be used to glorify Him. In August 2008 I woke up early one morning and took two quick sunrise photos with my pocket camera.  […]

Stories for Children interviews Shirley Kufeldt

MEET AUTHOR SHIRLEY KUFELDT Stories for Children Being the fourth daughter of five girls and having an identical twin left me with bottled up emotions when my father died when I was 12 years old. I married my husband when we were 25; we built our suburban house and had two daughters. When my daughters […]

Blog Critic’s Book Review: The Wow Factor

Shirley Kufeldt’s The Wow Factor: Bible Bites, Personal Devotions is a unique book with a powerful message—if we follow God, He will bestow love, grace and mercy. All we have to do is to live a life obedient to God. This small journal-type book will help the reader be amazed by the deeds of the […]