Beth and Mama

Both of us had been through grief, having lost our believing spouses. After those difficult periods, both of us were determined not to sit on the sidelines as armchair Christians. We had been friends for a long time and became best friends. We both wanted to be active, in the… Continue reading

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Love and Hospitality

The director for IFL, Philippines, met us on arrival — near midnight — to talk and have a cold glass of iced tea (our common way of greeting). We expressed our love for one another. She had personally outfitted our quarters with food so we did not have to deal… Continue reading

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2018 Report and 2019 Projections

The following link takes you to our report on our 2018 mission work in the Philippines. It includes our personal status and a summary of activity. We have made some projections for 2019, and leave for the Philippines by middle January to accomplish the first set of a number of… Continue reading

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Father of the Fatherless

Like most observing nights, the teenagers came to visit. The hole in the tropical sky held long enough for a window to Saturn and Mars. Three boys and a couple girls grew to a dozen or so. A staff member sent her daughter. The old 8 inch telescope shows wear… Continue reading

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