Alaska sunset

Take me down to the water

You don’t need a lot for a baptism—water and two willing souls.  Our God does not complicate His way. Baptism is a miraculous-mystery-made-simple in a process…

Who will make a way

Who Will Make a way?

Do you hear the desperation in their words?  It is a desperate feeling when we come to the end of ourselves. “Who will roll away…

Firstborn and I in Idaho

How to let your firstborn go

Our firstborn has two months of high school left.  How will I let him go? I don’t know. What is happening to my heart and…

Loading chute in Nevada

Your place is with your husband

Those were Grandma’s words: “Your place is with your husband.” The problem was that my husband was close to a thousand miles away from me…

desert plants in bottle

An unprepared keeper of the home

Entering the unknown Before we cross the threshold of our little nest, where the rubber meets the road and we begin our adventures as man…

Gate in Nevada

True R-E-S-P-E-C-T

 Respect, but not the way Aretha Franklin sang about it There is a beautiful symphony of respect and love that believers are called to in…

Coyotes Howl at a Honeymoon

Honeymoon or hunting boot camp? Our goal was wildlife encounters, but what we encountered had more to do with the challenges of marriage: Personality types…

Rock house in Nepal built well

Built to last or destined for ruin?

Marking cattle and making an impression on my heart Before we can embark on wild adventures please be patient as I finish filling you in…

tangled paths of fire

Tangled

God’s providence through the tangles When we look back on our lives we might see a twisted, tangled maze that led to where we are…