Last week, I went on a mission to cover two cushions for my rocking chair. This chair is special; it has been with me since 1990 when my daughter Amanda was born. I rocked her, and her siblings, for many nights in that chair. Back then, I didn't have cushions specially made for the chair,… Continue reading The Chair: A Love Story
The darkness we feel that closes in on us is an attempt to snuff out the treasure we carry, but the darkness actually serves the purpose of reminding us that the glory belongs to God and not us.
It's now my turn to serve the world around me with that same unchanging love, even if to them I'm mnyamuhanga.
Psalm 119:2 LB “Happy are all who search for God and always do His will.”
What difference does it make to help only a few instead of thousands?
Apologies for the inactive link in the last post! The link is now working! Today I'm connecting with our podcast, Africa & Beyond, so you can enjoy this amazing message that Jamie has been sharing with our church in Blantyre, Malawi. It may seem life has settled into a pit or a prison - but… Continue reading From The Pit To The Palace
In the volumes of Your book, it is written of me.
The only answer I have found for hate is love. Loving more, loving extravagantly, loving when it is easy, and when it is hard for love is an easy load to carry.
In this world of great pain and need, what can be done to bring meaningful change? On the African continent alone, there are hundreds of millions of stories like these; it feels like an impossible situation. I am daily assaulted with feelings of despair when I see hungry children, abused women, and hopelessness in the eyes of the vulnerable.
Are we exempt from doing anything because whatever we do won’t be enough to touch vast swaths of the population?