That Cry Will Never Leave Me…

  We saw this beautiful Ethiopian Jewess at the clinic in Addis Ababa. I wonder if the Queen of Sheba was this pretty? On our last evening in Ethiopia, Wayne and I had a few hours before our flight. We took a taxi to the Hilton and grabbed a bite to eat in the gazebo … More That Cry Will Never Leave Me…

The Ghost of You and The Ghost of Me, Celebrating a Birthday…

Dear reader, Gently, you come and go. I feel you everyday when I connect. I know you have been here. I feel you here. I notice that you have read certain posts and have ignored others; some you have read over and over.  Sometimes you leave a comment, a referrer line, or the wisp of a click. Sometimes … More The Ghost of You and The Ghost of Me, Celebrating a Birthday…

Dare to Gaze upon the Savage Beauty

Ever-Increasing Light Sabbaths, Feasts, and More Marking Jewish Themes with Devotion “Set me as a seal upon thy heart, As a seal upon thine arm: For love is strong as death; Jealousy is cruel as Sheol: The flashes thereof are flashes of fire, Flames of Jah” (Song of Songs 8:6 DBT). Disgust boiled up in … More Dare to Gaze upon the Savage Beauty

Sabbatical Epiphanies .1

After traveling by car  6,100 miles through Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri, we are home sweet home again in Texas. We saw desert sunsets, brilliant-colored cactus flowers, high-desert mountains, snow-capped peaks, majestic waterfalls, bubbling streams, forests, woods, marshlands, soaring red rocks, geysers, and a myriad of wildlife along the way. What … More Sabbatical Epiphanies .1

The End of All Words…

Through the years, I have done my fair share of counseling. The truth is this: It is not my favorite aspect of the ministry. I groan silently when I hear of someone becoming a counselor or actually majoring in counseling in college. Doesn’t that sound cold hearted and distant coming from a missionary… even worse … More The End of All Words…