A poem for Thanksgiving.
On September 18, in what has been called an impressive exercise in democracy thanks to high voter turnout, residents of Scotland aged 16 and over rejected separation from the rest of the United Kingdom (UK). The margin of victory for the “Better Together” campaign, slightly over 10 percent, was more decisive than expected.Login to View
I get exasperated by the fad diets and pop “science” that lately has been leading so many people to eschew wheat or embrace smoothies for scientifically unproven reasons. Yet, when a friend of mine decided to try eating gluten-free to address her ongoing intestinal distress, I suddenly found myself combing the Internet for new recipes and baking gluten-free bread for her. Why the abrupt change? Love.
In the Book of Revelation, we are given a picture of heaven, a place where “they will hunger no more and thirst no more.” This Thanksgiving, pause to offer thanks. Pause to give. Extend your thanksgiving beyond the holiday.
One of my children died. My wife and I were struggling. I felt like the Lord said, “Make your wife’s dream come true.” She had always wanted to go to Africa. We had friends working at Rift Valley Academy (RVA) in Kijabe, Kenya, and they invited us out for a year to be dorm parents. It ended up being 14 years. Africa can get a hold on you.Login to View