The Lord Looks at the Heart

In the holdings of the Library of Congress is the G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection, a wonderful collection of photographs from the Holy Land. Most date from 1898 to 1946. This photo of a camel caravan is one of my favorites. When I decided to write about the shepherd boy David for today’s post, I searched […]

The Only Salsa Dancer in a Room Full of Ballerinas

A mostly-outreach class at our church recently performed a program called “Sing the Story.” Alternating between songs and narration, three rows of children in Bible time costumes told the story of Bible history from Creation through the beginning of the church. Mason (not his real name) stood just left of center on the front row. Well, […]

An Invitation and a Promise

I don’t know about you, but I’m pooped. Yesterday was busy, busy, busy, and I haven’t caught up on my rest after the busyness of play practice and performances. I had anticipated some of the tasks I needed to do, but the day brought several that I wasn’t expecting. My guess is that many of you are […]

Getting Past Tragedy

Near Quebec City is beautiful Montmorency Falls. At 272 feet it is 99 feet taller than Niagara Falls. Nearby is elegant Manoir Montmorency restaurant, which we walked by as we hit the trail to the falls. The grounds nearby are, like so much of Quebec, beautifully landscaped. The falls were a short walk from where […]