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2010: There has been joy

I gave up trying to write those family update Christmas letters quite a few years ago. However, this morning, while my young adults are sleeping and my husband is already at work, I’ve been sitting nearby the Christmas tree and looking through the photos I’ve taken over the past year. They remind me of the […]

Stop telling me not to go to Haiti

I know, you’re concerned. I know, you care about me. I know, the news makes it look dangerous. I’ve noticed, too. Honestly, your concerns are very logical. Trouble is, the God I serve doesn’t use my (or your) logic. I’m really glad about that!  The logic of the Gospel is altruism in its purest form […]

Update: Haiti trip

Details are fitting into place in preparation for our trip to Haiti. I’ve had some shots. I bought a plane ticket. I’m thinking through what to pack to go from winter in upstate New York with average temps between 20º and 35ºF to winter in Port-au-Prince with average temps between 78º and 86ºF while taking […]

I love tomorrow!

Why do I love tomorrow?  In general, because I haven’t messed it up yet.  Specifically, regarding Friday, January 9, I love tomorrow because I have just been given 2 registrations for Group’s How 2 Conference for Children’s Ministry.  I spent a little while looking at the cities and the program & schedule for the day, […]