Monthly Archives: November 2012

We Need to Live More at Home

“We need to live more at home” is a phrase-borrowed from Amy Carmichael’s devotional book, Edges of His Ways, dated November 9. She talks about God being our home and begins a poem with “Home of our hearts…” I wonder … Continue reading

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Raising the Bar

I made arrangements this week to meet one of our Senior Adult men at a residential facility where his wife is being cared for in her last stages of life with dementia. The facility was attractive. The staff was welcoming … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Prayer

(from brothers and sisters around the world). Last week I had the stunning privilege of talking to a group of international guests and asking them to teach me what God was teaching them about prayer. The first to respond was … Continue reading

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Finding Family

When a person nears 70 and has no biological family, the search for family becomes relevant. As I have reflected on this past weekend, I am recognizing that I am in a family that God has designed. On Thursday night, … Continue reading

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A New Baby and an Old Man

Today I visited a new baby in his home. The baby is five days old. His parents beheld him with a sense of reverence as they took delight in his few minutes of being wide awake. It was a joy … Continue reading

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