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… to look after orphans

So as I type I have three peacefully sleeping children giving me an opportunity for an afternoon quiet time. A fourth is playing quietly in his room, and two more are in the backyard, home early from their last day of school. The sleeping ones aren’t mine – I didn’t give birth to them – … Continue reading

Will you be watching The Passion of the Christ?

  As I considered appropriate, meaningful ways to reflect on Jesus’ death today, Good Friday, one of the first things that came to mind was to watch the well-known Mel Gibson movie, The Passion of the Christ. I remember when the movie first came out in 2004, theater-goers flocked to the film, and everyone I … Continue reading

You’re richer than you know; we must help the poor

  I can still remember the day that a global consciousness moved from somewhere in the back of my mind to the forefront. I was leading a women’s small group through Nina Roesner’s book, the Respect Dare (www.therespectdare.com). If you’ve heard of the Love Dare, the Respect Dare is a similar concept geared at showing … Continue reading

Backyard mission? What is that?

  Over the last several months I’ve been developing something of a ministry here in my little corner. It didn’t really start out that way. In fact, the idea that a housewife like me could have any kind of ministry sounds a little far-fetched in my mind. After all, ministries are big deal projects done by … Continue reading