Have you ever rolled a stone over?

Have you ever rolled a stone over? Sometimes there are worms; sometimes little rolly polly bugs; sometimes only grass or dirt. Whether surprises or not, moving a stone is an interesting experience. The daily Bible reading from Faith this morning was Genesis 29: 1 –...
God has a dream and a way for you.

God has a dream and a way for you.

Some people seem to live dream-like lives, don’t they? That was Esau, Jacob’s older brother. He was probably chosen first when their friends were picking teams for games. He was probably the teachers’ favorite. Esau got into the best colleges, joined a great...
We Come From a Good Place for a Good Reason

We Come From a Good Place for a Good Reason

Where are you from? When we were traveling in Greece during the sabbatical, people would ask us: Where are you from? We would start by saying we were from America. If they were with us so far, we would get more specific and name our state. We found out very quickly...
postcards from sabbatical – week 15

postcards from sabbatical – week 15

Dear Faith Friends, On my sabbatical funding proposal and on my calendar this last week of the sabbatical is labeled “re-entry” I’m coming round a familiar corner knowing some of what is ahead and knowing other things will be different than the last...