A Christmas Story: The White Envelope

As much as I want time to slow down, December is here and many families are starting the countdown until Christmas. I have so many favorite Christmas stories and some that left an impression in my heart over these years. Many stories have become special to me but there are a few that changed my perspective and […]

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Chased by a Calling

The crisp, cold, spring air crept through the tiny holes of my woven sweater. It was March. I heard a sudden outburst of excitement from outside. I peeked through the glass window and saw a swarm of kids running excitedly to the playground. A couple of boys spread out their arms as sleet fell from […]

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10 Things To Do and NOT to Do on Mission Trips

After my talk at a meeting one day, a couple of wonderful teens approached me and expressed how much they want to go and serve as missionaries. I encouraged them to go. I love people, especially young ones, who have a passion for something good. No matter the age, if it is your first time to go, I recommend a short training/seminar prior […]

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