Monthly Archives: September 2014

Language

Central China is no place to travel if you do not know the language. Nonetheless with more courage than common sense I headed to Shandong Province with my trusty Chinese dictionary and a very limited working knowledge of the language. … Continue reading

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Invisible

…After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in … Continue reading

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Men

Thus says the LORD of hosts: Old men and old women shall again sit in the streets of Jerusalem, each with staff in hand because of great age. And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and … Continue reading

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Trajectory

And out of the ground the LORD God made to spring up every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food. The tree of life was in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the … Continue reading

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Worry

This is an edited version of a post that appeared in Jacob’s Brook… Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be have enough worries for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.”  (Matthew 6:34) I don’t know what … Continue reading

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Goodbye

Today we said a long goodbye. We squeezed everything we could out of a last few moments before we hugged and cried and then watched our dear friends drive away to catch a flight to a new life in a … Continue reading

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