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Monthly Archives: November 2013

It is the last week of November. Cold winds blow from the North and here, under this roof, we gather. It is warm here. Grace is on the couch wrapped in the soft swirling of white circled minky.  Ian settles in next to the fireplace like he does every afternoon when he walks in the […]

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I am so excited that Emily announced the 24 days of giving yesterday on the blog. I seriously cannot wait. If you have no idea what I am talking about, go take a peak at yesterday’s blog and then come back next week for the full explanation. One of the reasons I am looking forward […]

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We have been brainstorming. For three days. Bouncing around an idea for December. It all started because of this… My daughter Meg really wants to go somewhere in the world over Christmas and build an orphanage, or a water system, or a schoolhouse.  But when you have two missionaries out you can’t afford things like […]

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I am late today. It’s because my life has been a whirlwind for days! It really is true.  And you probably don’t want to know all the details, but perhaps it sufficeth to say that I have been in Portland, during which time circumstances led to people who I love dearly needing to share the […]

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Today I heard a boy retell the story of the ten lepers from the New Testament. You remember the story. Ten men, who were lepers, were gathered together in a village where Jesus was. They were some way off–forbidden by law to approach anyone clean. They shouted from a distance, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on […]

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