Chosen

There is a classic memory we all seem to have.  The memory could be a good one or a bad one, depending what side of things you landed on.  For some of us, looking back to the time of Elementary School gym class brings back fond memories of laughter and fun.  For others, however, the …

The Healing Power of Touch

Looking out the window of the bus, I was overwhelmed with what my eyes were drawn to.  What seemed like a sea of children were walking towards us.  They all had the same, sorrowful look in their eyes.  We had not yet approached the clearing, yet they were walking towards us, anticipating our arrival.  Later estimates would place the …

Rescue

As much as I tried to climb out of that space, it very quickly became evident that I was not able to pull myself out.  I remember looking up and could see the sky and the clouds above me.  I had the thought that I was glad that I was going to heaven because this was how I was going to die.  

Fighting for Our Blessing

Sometimes we are people of blessing.  But most of the time, we aren’t.   Sometimes we have to fight for our blessing.  But most of the time, we don’t. Fighting for a blessing feels hard.  And like we aren’t humble.  And there’s this idea that if we were worthy of being blessed, someone would see that, and we would be.  But …