No Time to Hide

Today there are protests going on in the streets of the United States. Some of the protests have turned into chaos with burning and looting becoming commonplace. People on both sides of the political divide are taking sides and using their words like weapons, being all too willing to “cast the first stone”. The solution … Continued

The Further We Reach Out

Reaching Out

When I was 17 years old I travelled with an international singing group called Up With People. Students from 30 countries were involved. One of the songs we performed was The Further We Reach Out (The Closer We Become). The message is simple – the more we go outside of ourselves to care about others, … Continued

A Global Life-saving Response

For The World

As I write this Blog in early April in the U.S. we are entering the second month of a drastic response by Federal, State and local governments to control the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. Sports events are cancelled, restaurants are closed, planes are grounded, gatherings are limited to no more than 50, and in … Continued

Defeating Goliath

David fighting Goliath

When David faced Goliath, he chose a sling over a sword. He changed the paradigm and turned a weakness, his size, into his advantage using skill and agility. He defeated an enemy who had overwhelming strength and size.  Goliath was a literal giant, but he represents the giants we face in our lives. Giants are … Continued

Our Call to Respond to the Global Abortion Holocaust

I tried not stepping on too much horse manure this morning as I went to feed the horses. That is, after I fed the goats and the chickens. This is part of our daily ritual. Doing chores on our small ranch connects us to the circle of life. Who is “us”? Well, last year my … Continued