There was a time when I looked at the sky and wondered where something so beautiful came from. I laid down on a royal green carpet of grass containing every imaginable … Continue reading Camille
We all build altars to a god. Which one is your alter for?
And the Lord said to Moses, “Say this to the people of Israel: You saw for yourselves that I spoke to you from heaven. Remember, you must not make any idols of silver or gold to rival me.
“Build for me an altar made of earth, and offer your sacrifices to me—your burnt offerings and peace offerings, your sheep and goats, and your cattle. Build my altar wherever I cause my name to be remembered, and I will come to you and bless you.
It was well after midnight. As I laid in bed, I just couldn’t calm my mind. Maybe it was the fact that I had 4 cups of coffee in the … Continue reading Being Intentional
On Monday night while traveling on a business trip I decided to take advantage of the hotel mixer. I had no intention of shutting the place down, but I stopped … Continue reading The fire
Priorities, busyness, and the spiritual dimension of taking on others burdens
An alabaster jar was once used to hold expensive perfumes. The jars were made with a long neck and designed to be broken to use the contents and were ideal for … Continue reading What’s in your Alabaster Jar?
There were a few moments during my mission trip to Guatemala that I would consider personal discovery moments. Even before the trip, God was weighing on my heart about some … Continue reading Too many cooks
It was time for us to begin the VBS program with the children of El Zapatillo. Each of us was recognized by name and invited to come to the front … Continue reading ¿como te llamas?
After completing our mission in El Zapatillo, we spent a day on the Rio Dulce and traveled to Livingston by boat. It was a grand trip. We had lunch in … Continue reading Help me! Help me please!
It was time for our Vacation Bible School and all the children gathered in their chairs. The small chairs in front, then the medium sized chairs and then the large … Continue reading Rosa Sings
One of the great ironies of life is that Beauty and Danger are best friends. I’ve never been one to shy from courting both Beauty and Danger and on this … Continue reading Dancing on the Rooftops
When we arrived in El Zapatillo we were directed to our sleeping quarters. The men were on the ground floor of the new preschool, the ladies in a small building. … Continue reading Why are we here?