The Gardener

The Gardener

I want to share this beautiful poem with you.  Written by my own daughter for me on Mother’s Day.  The Gardener~   Here she comes, Upright and joyful, Head high and singing She waltzes gaily in the world. Here she stands Hands on hips Eyes firm and steady A...
Shattered Art

Shattered Art

I have unwittingly become a connoisseur of the human experience.   Being a career missionary has given me an in-depth look into the trials and triumphs of those precious lives I have been honored to love and serve.   It is a labor of the heart when you work with...
Bruchko- The Bruce Olsen Story

Bruchko- The Bruce Olsen Story

  Bruchko details Bruce Olsen’s amazing true life adventure of his work with the Motilone. The Motilone are a primitive tribe that live in Columbia and Venezuela. As a missionary myself, I have come to appreciate that Bruce Olsen did not go to...
Dangerous Prayers

Dangerous Prayers

It is the type of prayer that one might pray in a grand cathedral while kneeling on a cushioned hassock with arms extended and head bowed in reverent awe.  But the moment that prayer hits the heavens, life will never be the same. I know, because I prayed it....
Anticipating the Miraculous

Anticipating the Miraculous

Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. Proverbs 16:3 We have our return tickets to Bangkok, Thailand in hand.    Although we are are still short of our goal by nearly $1300 USD,  it is an absolute miracle that Chelsey and I leave for our...