Monthly archive for ‘ November, 2016 ’

A Life Well-Lived

29th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Grams took her first step into heaven early Sunday morning, and what a celebration was in store for her there. For 83 years she had walked this earth, and many of those early years were fraught with trouble and abuse. She was raised in the coal mining mountains of West Virginia, in a family of […]

The Wood Between

23rd November 2016 | 0 Comments

For those of you who have read the Narnia series, you will recognize this title. The Wood between the Worlds was a place where the children went with their magic rings and from that place they could jump into other pools to go to different worlds. In this place  everything was slow, and quiet, almost […]

What Makes the Difference

15th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Marshall and I are studying poetry in our British Literature class this fall.  We have explored the history of different poets and the philosophies that they promoted–primitivism, naturalism, romanticism. In reading their poetry, we see evidence of these worldviews. Wordsworth for example was convinced that individual humans are basically good in nature, and the problem […]

Irrevocable Gifts

9th November 2016 | 0 Comments

I am traveling with a team from Wycliffe Associates, sharing at banquet events  all that God is doing through Wycliffe Associates and the MAST translation program. I am humbled by the part God has invited me to have on the WA team in building his kingdom around the world, Getting to share with people night […]

Remembering and a Future Hope

2nd November 2016 | 0 Comments

I am reading through the New Testament in a variety of translations–oh the blessing of multiple English translations! In preparation for leading communion with our women at retreat, I read  1 Corinthians 11:23-26 in the VOICE, a modern paraphrase of the Bible.  As I meditated on this passage, I was struck by the way our […]