Mornings and Evenings

I don’t know how you spend your mornings and evenings, but I’m adding Charles Spurgeon to my daily Bible reading and Oswald Chambers morsel. David Platt’s book, “Radical,” gives several challenges at the end. One of those challenges is to read the Bible through in the coming year. While I have read the Bible through…

lions and tigers and bears. oh my.

I loved watching “The Wizard of Oz” as a child. Those ruby red shoes were so cool. I loved watching the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion interact. The line from the movie, “lions and tigers and bears, oh my!” still sticks in my memory. I think “The Wizard of Oz” was a…

Radical

I’m an adventure seeker by nature. Some may say it’s because I grew up overseas. Some may attribute it to personality. Some may say it depends on the company you keep. I’d agree with all of the above, but more importantly, I think my sense of adventure stems from Christ. In David Platt’s book, “Radical,”…

Grace

Grace, she became my mother. Jimmy Needham’s song, “Moving to Zion” has a line that resonates within me. “Grace, she became my mother.” Grace is my mother. And my grandmother. My mom’s name is Grace Lyn. My grandmother’s name is Grace. If I have a girl, I want Grace to be a part of her…

Subtle Ironies

I just read the book “Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half With America’s Cheapest Family.” Oh, the ironies. You are probably wondering why I chose to read a book about saving money on grocery bills with American families. I live in Thailand, I eat out virtually every meal because it’s cheaper and I don’t have…

Run to Overcome

It’s an American Tale. One of my favorite movies growing up was "An American Tail." I called it "Fievel" and didn't know its true title until adulthood. "An American Tail" is about the Mousekewitz family–they are mice–that immigrate to the U.S. from Russia in the 1800s–painting a picture of the fabric America is built on….