A Travelling Story

A Travelling Story

Having asked around the village how long others thought the journey to Bethlehem would take, Joseph added three days to the predictions, wanting to accommodate Mary in her condition. However, those extra days had already elapsed, with the rest stops getting longer and...
Too Good for Words

Too Good for Words

The basic ingredients are so simple, but with results that are so heavenly, so sublime, so close to perfection you could almost levitate. I’m drooling for that quintessential sugar-lover’s concoction: fudge. You just take several cups of brown sugar, a huge dollop of...
Just Along for the Ride

Just Along for the Ride

I wonder if the appeal of river/ocean cruises and guided land tours is that, as a passenger or tourist, beyond enjoying every detail of the trip, its sights and experiences and meals and accommodations, there is no burden to make decisions, no organizing necessary, no...
More to This than Meets the Eye

More to This than Meets the Eye

Our anniversary was approaching and all we knew was that we were to be ready and dressed up by 7:30 PM. More details would follow. The scheme was cooked up by friends at the school in France where we were installed as missionaries. We weren’t sure what to think about...
Slow Kingdom Coming

Slow Kingdom Coming

I wonder if there’s a way to measure anxiety during circumstances where the only available ‘activity’ is waiting. Would it be measured in BTU’s, watts, ergs, calories  .  .  .? You know, in the OR waiting room as a loved one undergoes a delicate, hours-long surgical...

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