There has been a lot of discussion recently about death and suffering. I first became aware of the current trends in this topic when confronted with the headline “My Right to Death With Dignity at 29.” I should have realized what the article would do to me, but somehow I clicked through anyway. And that […]
+ Why are we here?
It’s funny the rabbit trails our minds follow. I was just standing next to the dryer, folding my husband’s shirts, one day when I noticed it. The shirt in question was no longer white, but rather a baby blue because of a previous laundry incident (I admit: I rarely separate laundry as I was taught. […]
Several years ago I wrote a post entitled “Yes or No?” about the desire God placed in our hearts to move to Nicaragua for a year, and how it seemed completely impossible. A few months before I wrote that post, we felt like God had thrown open various doors to pave the way south. But […]
My husband loves to say that you have to be a little bit crazy to sell your stuff and move to another country, and if you’re doing it because God told you to, then you’re definitely a bit off your rocker. We don’t mind being placed in that category. And we absolutely love the other […]
Anyone who has spent years (decades?) praying for a loved one to be healed, a handicap or weakness to be removed, or for a certain situation to improve, likely has felt angry with God at one point or another. I know I have. I am grateful for a lesson taught by David Couchman, on how Jeremiah […]