It was a week of celebration both in the country where I was raised and the country that has become my home. Patriotism. Fireworks. Red, white and blue on the USA side of the border. Red and white on the Canadian side. Celebrating these beloved, yet flawed, countries reminds me of the “better country to […]
I’ve never pretended to have a knack for gardening. In fact, my experience has been quite the opposite. That being the case, when I was given a poinsettia plant last December, I expressed my concern to the dear lady sitting next to me. “Oh, honey, you can’t kill it,” she reassured me. Little did she […]
January started in full steam ahead. In the midst of taking care of all the projects that had cropped up over the holidays, I was also packing and planning for a trip to Colombia to visit my son Jamie and his wife, Maria. It was a refreshing trip. Flights went smoothly, there was plenty of time […]
“Having lived for many years in a rustic tribal village, I can appreciate the sacrifices missionaries make to reach lost tribal people — people that many do not even know exist. And they feel privileged to do so. I know my late husband and I did.
Now God has given me the privilege to tell their stories— to tell God’s stories. Stories of the amazing changes that take place in lives when God’s message of salvation is comprehended in one’s mother tongue. ...