Brave Mother

OPEN LETTER TO A BRAVE MOTHER This letter was written to my friend who just underwent a double mastectomy for cancer.  Thankfully, there was no cancer found in her lymph nodes.  She gave me permission to post the letter… Brave mother, Your letter just before surgery expressed that you wept… Continue reading

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Moving Forward and Thankful Looking Back

A New Threshold. Faylene and I are moving forward into new waters in several ways. First, the biblical creation curriculum is now going to print in the Philippines for schools in the Institute for Foundational Learning (IFL). That action brings a concentrated period of training of teachers and pastors that… Continue reading

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Parable of the Flower

About 40 girls and boys from a Christian school in the Philippines attended a retreat at a place by a river a few days ago. Of course, the river water was wonderful and the programs were interesting, but something more happened. God visited. It was in a quiet way that He… Continue reading

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Live Comfortable–Live Poor

Love costs. That is, real love in a biblical sense, costs. There is a parable in this picture. It looks harmless enough. A Filipino lady is hugging an older grey-haired lady. You don’t see their faces, but you do see the sentiment. They are attached in their task as they… Continue reading

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Dark Days and Praise

It is not easy walking with my loved one as a degenerative disease and its treatment slowly destroy her body. Some days inside of me are just dark. The darkness is accompanied by a sadness that goes to the bone. By God’s loving help in time of need, those days are… Continue reading

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