One Year of Changed Lives

Today marks one year of our changed lives in a new covenant of marriage. 2017 marked the change. Faylene had been a widow 6 years. I had been a widower for almost a year. Neither of us were seeking marriage. We had resolved separately and in our own ways that… Continue reading

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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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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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