All Things Great and Small

Thanksgiving is special.  Away from the crowded big city, the farm gives me the ability to see tall trees, hear the wind blow, and observe magnificent sunsets.  I’m grateful for all things great and small, but now I’m especially grateful for having the desire to be...

A Very Short Eulogy

I attended a funeral recently where a beautiful eulogy was given.  After the service I thought to myself, “What will people say about me at my funeral?”    Several days later, I was leading a Bible study.  The lesson included Biblical heroes of the faith – Abraham,...

What This Election Taught Me

After 595 days, this election has been nothing more than a crazy ride filled with primaries, campaigns, candidates and finally the election.  I’m now a wet noodle, waterlogged from the constant tirades. It’s been an insane season.  This election could not have come...

Surprising News

Last night I realized I haven’t told you some really big news.  You already know Go Tell It! was published in 2015, telling the story of the ministry of Initiative 180 and the lives it touches.  It’s not my story, but the story of many who have been helped and are a...

Brighter Tomorrow

I saw a post this week that immediately took me back to days of my youth.  It was a quote from my favorite book.  It was a true story about a teenage girl who survived extremely difficult circumstances; however, her circumstances never diminished her hope for the...