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Over-giving and the Enneagram

I sat in the darkened parking lot while my husband helped the woman and her son load up our van with her belongings. She had showed up a couple of weeks ago in my Sunday school class looking very foreign to Florida culture in her black clothes and European accent. The distress on her face,… Continue reading Over-giving and the Enneagram

Missions as Encouragement

As one of the driest places on earth, Arequipa, Peru presents an image of dusty landscapes sprinkled with villages precariously balanced on its hilly terrain. As you drive further down the mountain, however, an oasis of verdure explodes around the sole river and water source that runs through it.  In this lush area, a Christian… Continue reading Missions as Encouragement

Little Women–Lots of Truth

“I don’t understand it. What can there be in a simple little story like that to make people praise it so?” she said quite bewildered.  “There is truth in it, Jo, that’s the secret…” --- From its first publication, Little Women was a sensation. Though one of the characters jokes that no one would want… Continue reading Little Women–Lots of Truth