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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Way to End, Way to Begin

December 2016 I met with a best friend. A year later I am married to her, and we are on the mission field together. We still remember our deep friendship, our talks, and our expressed goals to walk with Jesus Christ on the mission field during that December 2016 meeting.… Continue reading

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Christmas Luggage Found!

Baggage Claim at American Airlines made the call,  “We have an unclaimed piece of luggage at LAX for Antonio Hernandez.  If it is not retrieved in the allotted time it will be destroyed.  What do you wish us to do with this luggage?” Mr. Hernandez had no missing luggage from… Continue reading

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Christmas Card and Looking Forward

Lone Fisherman. We visited the lake last year with the Couples Ministry. Faylene noticed the reeds and lilies swayed by the water on the lake. There was only one boat and fisherman in sight. The scene became the sketch for this year’s Christmas Card and note, which is pictured below.… Continue reading

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