Have you seen the movie “The Lady in The Van”? It is an interesting story, mostly true, about a homeless woman named Miss Shepherd who lived for years in a London neighborhood in an old van, parked in the driveway of a reluctantly kind bachelor named Allan. After Miss Shepherd’s death, Allan wrote a play … Continue reading The Presence
Sometimes my brilliance surprises me. I had this great idea: Last Sunday we went out to a special restaurant to celebrate Mother’s Day, a full week ahead of the maddening crowds. Wasn't that inspired? We had almost the whole place to ourselves; it was so sweet. The memory of it made all week happy. I … Continue reading Happy American Mother’s Day, Everyone!
Jake leaves for Bolivia today. He’ll be there a month, leading a service team at Camp Kewiña. Watching him get ready has reminded me of the first time we and our three little girlies went to Cochabamba. It was my dream-come-true, to be a missionary. I was supposed to be happy. But the details and … Continue reading My Journal