By Eunice Herchenroeder
My husband Mike and I were enjoying a quiet evening at home. We’d finished our post-dinner clean up and were relaxing in our favorite chairs reading books we’d just received in a care package from his mom.
Suddenly the quiet was shattered by the ferocious barking of our guard dogs followed by [...]
By Kathy Klopman
I have been thinking a lot about time lately. Maybe it is because the sunshine that defines a day has been shortened when I moved closer to the equator. Sunrise around 6 am seems somewhat normal but complete darkness at 6:15pm everyday all year round – now that takes some adjustment. I [...]
By Diane Miller
How in the world did anyone ever figure out that you can eat sago and find a way to do that, I often wonder.
“What is sago anyway, and how do you eat it?” you might ask. Well, that question has no really short answer, but I will give you a brief [...]
By Norm Weatherhead
Earlier this year, I was in Papua New Guinea working with one team of national translators on the book of John. We were carefully checking that the translation was clearly reflecting the message of John into their language. One of the terms that often came up was “the Jews”, which sometimes referred [...]
By Jill Riepe
I walked to church barefoot this morning. When I awoke at 5:30 am, it was raining, hard, just like it had been for the last 7 days. I wondered if there would be church service. Since everyone walks to church, it’s not uncommon for a rainy day to cause the cancellation of [...]