THIS LAND

THIS LAND

Today Canada celebrates 150 years as a country. Compared to other nations it's about at the toddler stage, but to Canadians, this birthday is a biggie. Clothing, camp chairs, toys, towels, plates...anything that can display "Canada 150" is available for…

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WE CAN’T LOSE!

WE CAN’T LOSE!

On June 7th I attended the celebration of the life of a man who was loved a bunch. It's likely that everyone remembered at least one time Mervin blessed them. For me it was a beautiful night on a winter…

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BECOMING

BECOMING

Crossroads Life Church hosted a ladies' breakfast featuring the theme "Becoming". We were asked to consider what we have in our hands - what resources, talents, abilities. I love to write. I have this Mac, access to the internet, and…

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LETTING GO

LETTING GO

The school year at Charis Bible College has ended. Our third year class graduated on the 10th. On Saturday morning we enjoyed a grand promotional breakfast for those who completed 1st year and, in the afternoon the 2nd year graduates…

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OUR SIXTH SENSE

OUR SIXTH SENSE

After breakfast a few days ago I started up the path from the lodge when I noticed four mule deer on the far side of the parking lot. When I spoke to them they came to me and followed until…

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LIVING WATER

LIVING WATER

Last week I huffed and puffed up the plus 220 steps at Seven Falls with a friend. From the top landing, we hiked the zigzagging path through pine woods to the summit. Warm sunlight and blue skies framed amazing views…

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SPRING SURPRISES

SPRING SURPRISES

     Just now in this corner of Colorado we are experiencing another spring snow and blow. At this time of year a weather system pays a visit, snow falls, the sun reappears and the ground dries again. Those born…

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TOGETHER TIME

TOGETHER TIME

       What comes to mind when you hear the word "communion"? For many it's the Christian sacrament of taking bread and wine in remembrance of the death of Jesus. We forget about the exchanging of thoughts and feelings,…

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HOPE

HOPE

     The vision of my friend, Linda, a second year student at Charis Bible College, is improving steadily. Born prematurely, too much oxygen in the incubator robbed her of sight. Until the age of twelve she was not well…

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