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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Valentine’s Day Banquet for Widows

For years I kept it going and growing.  My late husband’s heart was to minister to widows on the day that is wrought with emotion and longing…the day that would eventually be the hardest day of the year for the wife he would leave behind. People and churches caught the… 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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Know Him as Daddy?

They piled in.. all five adolescent and young teenage girls from one of the children’s homes…attired in what looked like their“jammies” for a time of fellowship and dessert.  We supplied a plate of brownies for all of us chocolate lovers to add to the tasty dessert already prepared for them… Continue reading

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