“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.” Exodus 20:12 Eunice’s mother has recently had a fall that gave her a compression fracture in her lower back. It will take at least 6 – 8 weeks to heal. Au and I have been caring for Mom by arranging for lawn and tree care for her home, paying her bills, and submitting her taxes.
Tell me the old old story is the name of a hymn Eunice used to sing as a child. Tell me the old, old story, Of unseen things above, Of Jesus and His glory, Of Jesus and His love; Tell me the story simply, As to a little child, For I am weak and weary, And helpless and defiled. Tell me the old, old story, Tell me the old, old story, Tell me the old, old
“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.” Hebrews 12: 1,2 The past month has been
Part of preparing for the mission field is being available to share how God has provided for us and led us over the years, including how He is calling us to this next step on our journey with Him. This week we have just completed a journey of over 2000 miles, visiting old and new friends, and proclaiming God’s plan for the nations. Visiting the Great Lakes in mid-winter As we share our story, we
But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,  I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3: 13, 14. We haven’t posted in a while. We’ve been putting aside the old in anticipation of the new. Boxes overflowing Making room for friends 11:50 pm, Sunday, December 31. We’ve finally cleared out the second floor in anticipation of friends moving into our