Archive for August 2007

Peace Crane

August 27, 2007

cranesmall.jpgcranesmall.jpgSometimes the learning curve is so steep, and happening around so many different themes, that it’s hard to know which to write about or how to possibly describe what’s stretching me and what I barely grasp myself. Maybe you’ve noticed that the number of posts on this blog have dropped dramatically this summer. There are several reasons for that: our trip to Michigan to see some of our kids and my parents, the dawn-to-dusk sort of work required for Camp Bellevue, my trip to Kentucky to care for my baby granddaughter, and then, since my return, catch-up work and that daunting learning curve.

Realistically, I think we’ll all be better off if I wait to write about the things that have captured the deepest places in my heart. I need to face that fact that, although I’m sure it’s God who’s been at work in all this, I really don’t know what I’m talking about just yet (which, as some of my friends will confirm, usually doesn’t stop me from talking).

But it would be fun to tell you a bit about my flights to and from Kentucky.  (more…)

The Aroma of Christ

August 16, 2007

The following post by Terry Rush speaks to many of the issues we discussed last night at our summer Gathering. Even if you weren’t at the meeting, I hope you’ll find it helpful. If you’re into reading blogs, you may want to check out Terry’s blog at Terry is a long-time pastor of a Church of Christ congregation and almost always has some good things to say. (more…)