Tag Archives: Mission

A dirty ministry

I was privileged to have been recently invited by an industrious and creative friend to take part in her garden ministry. An emergence of love rooted in dirty ground. A service of sacrifice stemming from a seed. Sharing time with hands of all sizes. … Continue reading

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When the time comes

I finally replaced the batteries in our clock last week.   Time was standing still at 11:45. My little man, who has daily deadlines for his home school work, enjoyed the hands of time remaining motionless.  And, for me, it was satisfying … Continue reading

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Wherever you are, be all there

As I put the final touches on my trip preparation, I am faced with all sorts of uncertainties.  At the last minute, my boys have some issues which need a mother’s touch.  And I want it to be my touch. This hasn’t … Continue reading

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Guatemalan Gift of Grace

I wrestle with grace.  I resist the acceptance of something freely given.  My chief obstacle in swallowing grace is myself.  Pride.  The need for control.  The desire for the credit.  Do I hear an “amen”? In Greek, “grace” is translated Charis.  Charis means favor, … Continue reading

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Following Him

As Jesus was walking along the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon, who was called Peter, and his brother Andrew.  They were casting a net into the sea, since they were fishermen.  “Follow Me,” He told them, “and I … Continue reading

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