Meeting God in a Friend

The strangest circumstance occurred. The board meeting I was booked to attend in Nashville got moved to Ada, OK. It also changed so just the executive committee needed to attend. The rest were to attend via zoom. Technically, then, I could have canceled the trip and stayed home. But, I was scheduled to stay with…

Just You Wait

Looking back five years to when I actually walked the Camino de la Santiago in northern Spain, I recall the word I received time and again telling me ā€œJust you wait to see what I have planned for you.ā€ Even then, I was dumbfounded God could have plans! But, of course, God does have plans…

Heal What Ails You

Matthew called to unpack his time at his parents and then said, “Dad, I have a question and it is okay to say no.” Matthew is our chosen son. He dated one of our daughters for a very short time five years ago. They broke up, but he has remained a part of our lives…

A Midnight Journey

For years I have walked with a team from Portland to Seaside, a distance of around 130 miles each year in a relay called “Hood to Coast: the Mother of all Relays.” Runners begin at Mt. Hood and walkers start in downtown Portland. Our team of 8 members divides into two vans. Van One takes…