The Dilemma of the Distant Heart

The motions were perfect. The little eyes were on the judges. The hands were perfect. The tiny little troup had practiced and practiced. Little darling faces and costumes were icing on the cake.   Another older group was just as noticeable in their performance. Outstretched arms and hands were at… Continue reading

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Who is God and Who am I?

One of the questions that children ask is, “Who is God?” Almost every answer leads to a second question, “Who made God?” The answer has to be good enough for this little boy in Cambodia, my friends in the Philippines, or a person on a street in any city. Why?… Continue reading

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The Hole That Cannot Be Filled

The last year of college was meant to be easy. A lighter load was planned with a schedule that permitted many trips to the Blue Ridge. I was nearly done with aerospace engineering. Most of the hard things were past and the nearby mountains beckoned. A year in a commune… Continue reading

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Love’s Door

My Bride explained to me that her heart was only so big. There were her children, her grandchildren, two little African children, and now the challenge of a new place with a Philippine family who I loved. The little conversation happened just six months ago. God has a way, however,… Continue reading

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