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EPISODE #12


A Dog Named Tongue

Meet Tongue the dog, Gossip the cat, and see what mayhem ensues when Tongue chases after Gossip.

ABOUT THIS PARABLE

  • Concept: A boy, Ronald, owns a dog named tongue. See what mayhem ensues when tongue chases after Gossip (the cat next door). A tale illustrating the passage in the book of James regarding taming the tongue.
  • Story Origin: Original
  • Setting: A neighborhood
  • Precept(s):
    • We must be on constant guard against the sins of the tongue.
    • Nothing good will happen when our tongue chases gossip.
  • Key Bible Verse: James 3:7-8 All kinds of animals, birds, reptiles, and creatures of the sea are being tamed and have been tamed by man, but no man can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.

CREDITS

  • Written and Narrated by Dana Buck
  • Devotional Thoughts Narrated by Kim Pratt
  • Produced by Beneath Blue Skies Productions
  • Music Credit: David Stevens

ABOUT SEW POWERFUL PARABLES

Sew Powerful Parables will tickle your funny bone, touch your heart and offer you a new way to experience God’s truth. Jesus often used parables to communicate His most important messages. Dana Buck picks up that tradition in a poetic, rhyming style that makes listening easy and enjoyable. All ages will love these stories full of memorable characters, insightful lessons and just plain fun.

After retiring from a 38-year career with the Christian non-profit organization, World Vision, Dana Buck now devotes himself full time to writing, speaking, and mentoring. His Sew Powerful Parables continue to grow in popularity as they charm audiences, readers and listeners. He is a Charter Board member for the nonprofit organization Sew Powerful, where he lends his expertise to further their mission of combating extreme poverty by training, equipping and empowering women and girls in the developing world. Dana resides in the greater Seattle area with his wife Grace and their neurotic cat. They have two children, Jared and Alyssa, and Alyssa is married to son-in-law, Ivan. No grandchildren yet, but Ivan and Alyssa do own and share their beautiful grand-dog, Odin. Reach Dana with comments or suggestions at dana@sewpowerful.org.

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