Christmas Wish to Grown Children

My cousin wrote a post in which she apologized to her grown children for the hectic formative years when they needed her most. I remember her, however, as a very conscientious mother who was challenged with ending a failed marriage, carving out a career that would support her children, and… Continue reading

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Philippine Welcome

The central Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains are beautiful. Friends and family from Virginia and other states are in our hearts. But the Lord made a large deep room inside us for our Philippine family and gave us tasks to accomplish that can make a difference. Flying to our IFL home… Continue reading

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Philippine National Forgetfulness?

My Philippine friends, whom I love, do you give thanks? I remember the praise and worship group. I remember last year’s graduating class. I remember a line of young men at a special occasion. I remember the little ones. I want all of you to avoid becoming forgetful to give… Continue reading

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The Beauty, the Beast, and the Reason

The search for answers to tragedy are never ending. Whether the event is in a little Baptist church, a university campus, or streets where runners are on a marathon, the newscasts portray the heart rending events along with the a typical announcement that authorities are searching for answers. The beasts… Continue reading

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Cambodian Delight and Philippine Goodbye

It’s the Cambodian faces that I cannot erase, even though our stay was only four days of last week. I sleep, but I still see them. I walk slowly through the IFL compound among those I love at our IFL home, but the home staff asks about the Cambodia mission… Continue reading

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