A Christmas Gift

Three and a half years in waiting and the door opens. Not everyone would consider an operation a gift, but for us, it is a long awaited door and the beginning of a new day.  We almost can’t believe it, we’ve waited so long, everything hinging on this day and as Christmas approaches a sigh … More A Christmas Gift

Turning Tides

IT’S BEEN A WHILE, A LONG WHILE WAITING FOR TIDES TO TURN AND IN THE WAITING, I couldn’t write. No words. They wouldn’t come. If they did come, they didn’t warrant pen to paper.   I silently withdrew and silently decided that three years would be enough.  So I planned the celebration, and blew upon … More Turning Tides


Tonight I’m sitting here quietly pondering the events of the past week. Pondering what to write. I want to write something, anything. I have so much to say but I feel restrained. It’s not time yet. But I can say this… Tho it’s been blow after blow, we’re still standing. Tho we’ve had knock after … More Leaning


What a journey All year I kept thinking this season will soon end and things will get better – we can begin planning for a new season and these days at my piano, singing all these ‘wilderness songs’ will soon end. I’m still singing, still storing up treasure, still finding solace in times alone with … More Hope

Dream a Little Dream

Dream a Little Dream Close your eyes and imagine I’ve heard and read that without a dream or ‘a vision’ we’ll perish, some even say that without a ‘vision’ or a dream that’s growing and evolving, a ‘progressive vision’ we just wander aimlessly.’ We could end up anywhere and never achieve anything. When I was young … More Dream a Little Dream

God With Skin On

I wish I had photo of the one who became ‘God with skin on’ that day in Malaysia. I remember his name, his gentle face. I could feel eyes watching me along with all the eyes of so many in the room that day.I stood out like a sore thumb.  The only one with white … More God With Skin On