Category: Essay

Broken

God loves broken things.  He makes the ocean break as waves on the shore, sending shards of water glistening into the sky.  He breaks the stillness of a Northern, summer morning with the call of a loon.  He sends His little critters to break… Continue Reading “Broken”

The Desires

The truth about happily-ever-after

The Sympathetic Listener

Listening brings rich relationships and unforgettable moments.

Travel Journal: Cambodia in Retrospect

Twenty-four hours, three languages, sweet children, and a country that will always keep a piece of my heart. The last day I spent in Cambodia (Wednesday, July 27)  summarized all the aspects of my stay there.  It was the best day in many ways. … Continue Reading “Travel Journal: Cambodia in Retrospect”

Faith or Stupidity

Back an Alley My first significant encounter with the paradox of faith or stupidity came back an alley in the middle of the city.  I was fifteen.  My youth group had driven in minivans into the city and back the alley.  We were going… Continue Reading “Faith or Stupidity”