Rain. It’s official: the Pacific Northwest has just come through its wettest season on record. And still it continues. It’s enough to make even Seattle stalwarts blanch. Can we be done now? But also flowers. Though it was late to start, we finally got our green-up, with plenty of pinks and pastels tossed in just to […]
You may have already noticed something new on my blog. A bookmark! See it? (Scroll down…it’s on the right). Let me take just a minute here to tell you more.
It’s a bit embarrassing, but here’s the truth: when it comes to engaging with the children I sponsor through World Vision, I am letter-writing challenged.
Of the several hats I wear, one that brings some of the greatest joy and satisfaction is as a World Vision volunteer. World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization that partners with children, families, and their communities to help them reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. I volunteer both as a World […]
Spring has sprung, which brings great joy to this household. It also, traditionally, brings comedian Tim Hawkins to town — another thing that brings great joy to this household. If you’ve been following my blog for any time, you’ll know that we trek to see Tim anytime he lands anywhere near us–which meant that a few weeks […]
I want to make a world of difference. How many times have I said that here on my blog and elsewhere? I mean it, I do. I know God’s heart breaks for the suffering; I want to align my heart with His and then do something to relieve the suffering. I want to contribute toward the bettering our […]
“A film, a piece of theatre, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.” ~ Alan Rickman For its swift ability to inform, move, and yes, even to change, few artistic forms can beat a well crafted movie. These are five that have affected me.