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An enemy has done this!

Dear soldiers, Following Jesus in this crooked, twisted and evil world mandates that we choose “the narrow path” each and every day. The broad path leads to destruction and multitudes are on that path blindly following blind men. The destination is not in question – the pit! Jesus tells a parable regarding the wheat and…

Miracle?

Dear friends, “Life can turn on a dime!”  This may be the first time some of you have ever heard this expression?  It means that “life is often governed by very small events,” just like a dime is a small coin. I was at the gym chatting with a couple of people when a Nigerian…

Are you ready to “cross over”?

Every language has a way of talking about death in a way that makes a normally serious or unpleasant subject not quite so intense. For instance, Glen tells us that in Zimbabwe when someone dies, they say he or she is “late”. Africaans – Hy het sy oë toe gemaak vir die laaste keer –…

Are you ready to travel?

Going to the airport always gets my heart beating a little faster. No, it’s not because I’m lugging a heavy suitcase around; it’s because it’s emotional. Why? It means that either I’m going somewhere, that someone is coming to see me, or that someone I care about is leaving. Admittedly the third option is the…

Are you “Practically Perfect”?

In 1964 Walt Disney produced what some people consider to be his crowning achievement in live action film making. That year Mary Poppins was nominated for 13 Academy Awards, and won 5, including Best Actress for Julie Andrews and Best Original Song for “Chim Chim Cher-ee”. In one memorable scene the whimsical nanny reached into…

A Tale of Two…

Earlier this week our oldest daughter came home for Spring Break. She got on an airplane in Chicago and roughly four hours later hopped into our car at the San Jose airport. Had she been driving, like we’ll do in May, it would have taken her 33 hours to travel the 2,163 miles. If she’d…