Living Good News

Mondays are for counting thanks to 1000 and beyond… One of my church’s missionaries, Carl, told a story about the healing impact of the Gospel that ...

Resurrecting Hope

The past couple of months, as the trees leafed out and the wildflower seedlings poked their tiny heads through the soil, I felt the chill of winter. It could be...

Friday Florilegium

A florilegium of quotes, some snippets of what I’ve been reading this week…. “Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one recei...

Defining Moments

They came through the doors, two or three at a time. Wrote name tags and found a place in the circle. Thirty eight middle and high school students from three Se...

Un-resolutions

Toward the end of the year, I start to reread my journals from past Decembers and Januaries–comparing what I was thinking and feeling then with life now. ...

Mission Week, Day Two

Esperanza Mission Week Where we are staying… The building many of us are working on…. Esperanza’s view… A trip to empty the prawn traps ...

Mission Week, Day One

Esperanza Mission Week A couple months ago, a mission trip was announced at church and I had the stomach-flip-flop-I-believe-Holy-Spirit-moment of “Susan, go!” ...