Finding Identity

The afternoon was warm under a bright California sun. September was in full swing bringing cooler nights and my first week of Junior High School. I stood in the schoolyard waiting to try out for the flag football team. With the usual banter and testosterone-induced posturing, a gaggle of boys began to pull into a huddle as the coach strutted across the field carrying a net bag filled with balls and flag belts. I stood with the others in hope that I would be selected for the team. My challenge READ MORE

A Different Way of Seeing

Five weeks ago, my wife and I were packing again. We had been house-sitting for some friends who had taken a trip to Washington DC and New York. We had hoped to find a place to rent during our time in town. Indeed, the Father had spoken to us on numerous occasions that He would provide when the time was right. I guess this wasn’t the time. Packing again to spend weeks camping was wearing thin. We felt no grace. That story is told in the article entitled, ‘Door of READ MORE