Family, Great Cloud of Witnesses, OSFGroup Reflections, questions

First World … Formation

Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial that has come upon you, as though something strange were happening to you... (1 Peter 4:12) Sometimes, if they seem open to the idea, I suggest to people that God doesn't ask us to go through the sorts of things He wasn't (isn't?) willing to go through Himself. He became a human being for that very purpose. And He… Continue reading First World … Formation

Great Cloud of Witnesses, Milestones, questions, Seasonal

Forgive me

How is it that Christians are still so divided along color lines that in almost half a century, a missionary kid like me never heard of the actual "Father of Modern Missions"? Or if I did, it was never in those terms, and I don't remember it?

Milestones

Isaiah 54.2

Some things about me you may already know, and if you don't, you should: For the entire six years of our marriage thus far, Paul and I have lived in a 650 square foot house. It is, according to some people, "adorable," and truly, we have made a good life for ourselves in it. Paul… Continue reading Isaiah 54.2