07 Sep: one day forever

Twenty-one years ago, I witnessed a local devastation that went global within seconds. The plight of 9/11 brought all four corners of the world together on its knees. And when I reel back to that day in 2001, one question still resonates with me. “Why, God?”


19 Jun: safety above the waves

I have been to the Amazon rainforest and spent time with the people and animals who live there. I have visited the Dust Bowl of America and the coalfields of Europe. New Zealand? I have been there too. I have loved being with my ancestors in Sweden. All along my journeys, I have gotten to know our God better.

a mothers arms blog graphic

10 Mar: a mother’s arms

A Mother’s arms are safe, a place where her child is cuddled, and comforted by the              beating of her heart.  Her child knows her embrace so well,             that…

leap or stay

24 Aug: Leap or Stay

“But whoever looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues in it—not forgetting what they have heard, but doing it—they will be blessed in what they do.” (James…

another week by bruce schlenke

12 Nov: Another Week

“Another Week” by Bruce Schlenke Our weeks are often marked by a first day, or a last day, or perhaps best expressed: a “turn over” day.  For many of us,…