Fighting Dementia

Recently I was asked, “In explaining Christianity to a nonbeliever, what would you say is the ‘main point’ of the Christian faith?” Good question.  I imagine there could be several right answers.  But what would I say? -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           - I’ve been thinking about the movie “The Notebook.” Maybe you saw it, too.  In a nursing home, an elderly man is … Continue reading Fighting Dementia


“Would you rather be a gramma or a normal person?” my favorite four-year-old in Spain asked me.  Well, of course, I don’t want to be normal! -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -            Last Sunday was Mother’s Day, and I woke up thinking how continually grateful I am for my good mother.   And I can’t thank God enough for the huge … Continue reading Today


It is Easter Sunday. Jake and I are in Granada, Spain, and we had a private sunrise service, sitting on our bed looking out our apartment balcony doors towards the east.  We read the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ resurrection and we sang ‘Because He lives, I can face tomorrow.’ It is true. -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           - This is a … Continue reading Believe