My bike trip in Europe was the highlight of my cycling adventures, but the confidence to go on that adventure was earned the hard way! Riding into a bush the day my bike’s training wheels were removed, ruining a brand new pair of ...read more
In the two years since I wrote today's devotional, life hasn't been to kind to me.
My wife left me for a while and, after much angst on my part, she decided to return. She has bipolar disorder and has her ups and downs, as indeed we all do. My ...
I am so pleased the Upper Room has asked me to write this blog entry based on my meditation published online August 10, 2017. It describes my struggle with a degenerative medical condition that went undiagnosed for four years. Through that journey, ...read more
I have been a goal-setter all my life. As a ten-year-old, I made learning how to ride a bicycle and how to crochet my two goals to be accomplished by the end of summer. Both interests continue to be significant in my ...read more
I've known since I was 20 that I wanted to be a missionary. In my mind I envisioned going off to another country and serving people in need. I graduated with a Bachelors’ in Social Work and thought after graduating I would figure out what I was doing. However, I ...read more
“I believe God is leading me to pray for 25 children,” Robin, our VBS director, told us the week before VBS. 25 children attending a VBS may not sound like many, but for our church, which has mostly senior adults and empty-nesters, ...read more
I am a city girl who has finally achieved her dream of living in the country! I have always loved animals, but never thought birds would be a part of that love. I got chickens and guineas for the eggs and because ...read more