Meet the CEO

There have been lots of charismatic and visionary leaders and CEOs throughout history, but none of them come close to topping the world-changing importance of Jesus Chris …  »

A life changed

One day I noticed that my dentist friend, Dr. Rina, was looking a bit sad.  We often meet for coffee, but today Rina wasn’t her usual bubbly self. I asked her what was wr …  »

A fruitful reflection

My ten-year-old granddaughter and I had a lot of fun the other day, talking about fruit. We had just read the verses in Revelation 22 about the tree of life that bears 12 …  »

Giving Him all the pieces

I thought I had my life together. I had a loving husband, four wonderful children, and a fulfilling life as an aid worker. We had moved to Indonesia to work with a shelte …  »

The light of Christmas

I was gathered with friends in a living room full of Christmas decorations. There were refreshments on the coffee table, and we were singing Christmas carols together. Wh …  »

Eddy and the earring

Sometimes the greatest heroes are actually the unsung little ones who live their lives with quiet courage. By their example, they leave an indelible mark. Eddy is one of …  »

Break open in emergency

Recently two friends got in touch to let me know about some pretty major events that were happening in their lives. First, Ina called to share that her daughter had teste …  »

The jasmine bush

My brother’s death hit me hard, perhaps because it was so unexpected. John died of a heart attack at only 51. Until then, he had seemed strong, healthy, and in the prime …  »

Finding your way

Unexpected changes have never been easy for me, and last year was such a time. I was expecting to be able to move closer to my son and his family, but found out that the …  »

The best Christmas

The year we had very little money to spend on Christmas turned out to be our best ever! After a recent move to a new country, we’d had to leave behind all of our Christma …  »

Life’s balancing act

“My business is doing well,” a friend recently told me, “but I’m having more trouble with allergies than ever. It seems like when I stress out, they get worse, and I’m wo …  »