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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Crescent Craving and Children Waiting

I knew but did not know what was going to happen. We set up a little telescope to see the “third day” moon. The little sliver of a crescent could not be seen until just after sunset. We sat side by side and watched the color show as the fading… 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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Breadth of Love

The young boys clustered around to see the sketch. They looked through the 8 inch telescope, but they were more interested to see how observing translated to a sketch record of the event. After all, it was a rare clear night, the almost-quarter moon was directly overhead, and I was… Continue reading

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Squash Soup and Family

I wandered over to the dining hall on Saturday morning before Christmas. “Tita” Pat was busy packing baskets by placing herself in the last step of the process to make sure each basket had the right things and they looked “right” before the wrapping paper went on. The next day… Continue reading

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