My Hope for the New Year

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“Messy, Messy, Messy.” These are the famous words of Professor Hinkle the magician from Frosty the Snowman. These words summarize how many people around me feel about getting a living Christmas tree. They take work and are messy. This sentiment … Read More

To Run or Engage

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It was not snowy today, but it was a brisk fall bike ride. As I rode down the beautiful bike trail I saw a deer on my right. I slowed down a bit, but the deer jumped right in front … Read More

Resistance

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I find myself thinking maybe something is wrong with me if I can not seem to make my life easier where I am at or that if I were a stronger person I would find a solution to make all the hard things in life fall into a place of ease.

The Answer to the Wait

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As I have posted in the past (here), I was in a time of waiting. It was a hard valley and a dark time for me. I am still in a waiting period, but I am no longer waiting for … Read More

Hallelujah For the Cross!

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I absolutely love this song “Hallelujah For the Cross” by Chris McClarney. The song reminds of who we were, who we are, and because of what we have been given through grace by faith in Christ’s work to save us … Read More

Going for the Gold

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Living with an Eternal Perspective… II Corinthians 5:9-10 So whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim to please him. For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive what is due … Read More

Appreciating Forgiveness

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Today is my half birthday and I will skip telling you which half year I am in 😉 In our family while we eat cake we go around and tell the family what we appreciate about the birthday person. Several … Read More

Pantalones?

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In the South American country we served in it is very cultural for elementary schools to put on a dance performance at Christmas. The performance was held at the theatre at the steel mill in town. Jeremy talked in Spanish … Read More

Shopping Cart Skills

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It is crazy and surreal to be a parent. You give birth to this tiny human being with a soul and a unique God given personality. You have no idea what your child is going to be like when the … Read More

Teachable Moments

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I would say parenting has been the hardest job I have ever had and the hardest thing I have ever done, but the most rewarding.  It is a long process of at least a couple of decades of life investment. … Read More

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