In his book, How the Word is Passed, Clint Smith tells the stories of 8 different places in the U.S. that have been touched deeply by slavery and how those places tell the story. One place he visited was the Whitney Plantation in Louisiana. It is the only plantation open for tours that takes theContinue reading “The Pilgrimage, Part 1”
Reading for today: Psa. 69, 73 Ex. 1:6-22 1 Cor. 12:12-26 Mark 8:27-9:1 When we first moved to Minneapolis, we had a truck stuffed full of our possessions and three small boys.
The way of the cross doesn’t make sense. Not to this world. Not to culturalized Christianity. But the way of the cross is exactly what we need. Reading for today: Psalm 45, 47, 48 Gen. 37:12-24 I Cor. 1:20-31 Mark 1:14-28 This hymn was sung in the church we attended the past Sunday. The words haveContinue reading “The foolish road”
We are into our second month of transition and I’m looking at what is happening, evaluating, and thanking God for a lot of things.
Let’s get some pet peeves of mine out of the way first. When I see someone write, or hear them say, “Many have been asking…” I automatically think, “No one has been asking…” That’s just my thing.
In these 21 years of marriage we have witnessed so many ups and downs. We have lived with laughter and sorrow. But the journey has been together and I cannot imagine life without her.