Faith, Family, Parenting

Into the Wilderness

I was reading in Jeremiah this morning when I came across what struck me initially as something of a contradiction. It had to do with the concept of ‘wilderness’. Most often, based on a kind of synopsis of Old Testament history that I have in my head, the “wilderness” in biblical context usually refers to… Continue reading Into the Wilderness

Faith, Family, Parenting

Pursuing Hannah’s Heart

Have I mentioned that one of my kids is a missionary? Lizzie left home at the age of 18 to earn a degree in Midwifery while serving in a clinic for impoverished women in the Philippines. She has been serving on the mission field for most of the six years since. Recently, after serving in… Continue reading Pursuing Hannah’s Heart

Faith, Family, Nature

When the Grass Is Not Greener

Our family is driving through central Montana at the moment, returning to the oil patch from a trek to Idaho to catch a quick visit with my amazing new grandson, Luke! This little piece of the planet is typified by broad rolling hills, mostly treeless and blanketed with short prairie grasses that, from a distance,… Continue reading When the Grass Is Not Greener