Monthly Archives: May 2013

First Aid and Children

Yesterday afternoon I cut my finger while cutting vegetables. One minute I was chatting away working with some garlic, the next minute we were doing first aid. In the end, it was nothing serious. But it took some time to … Continue reading

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Finding Quiet in Orphanages and the Inner City

We have dear, dear friends doing amazing work planting life in difficult places. We know countless people around the world who are responsible for the lives of multitudes of children in group settings. These are not places known for their … Continue reading

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Whoever heard of defending a lion???

Ah yes, another great Bible class yesterday. And here came our recurring theme, talents and gifts and whether or not we are investing them in the Kingdom or gathering dirt under our fingernails as day after day we bury our … Continue reading

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Children and Quiet

I think children need more quiet than we think they do. We turn on televisions and iPads to entertain, but sometimes the best entertainment is no entertainment. I’ve enjoyed some very quiet mornings with my youngest son in recent days, … Continue reading

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Salt and Light in the Neighborhood

I love Bible class with my youngest son. We’ve been studying a book this year that has methodically opened up every single book of the Bible – teaching us and guiding us to the marvelous Message right at our fingertips. … Continue reading

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Why write?

A year ago I asked this question, yesterday afternoon I asked this question, I keep on asking this question. One of my friends that I know only through his books sent me this encouragement…..Notwithstanding the number of words in the … Continue reading

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On the edge of a new frontier…..

I’m a prairie girl at heart. Much of my childhood was spent leaving the big city and heading toward the country. The early morning hours of the drives were spent transitioning out of the urban mayhem and into the dirt … Continue reading

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