The story of any one of us is in some measure the story of us all. ~Frederick Buechner

Posts from the ‘Reflection’ category

Being Present in the Need

I traveled to Guatemala in April with a team of writers for Children’s Hope Chest. We were there on a Vision Trip, visiting communities, schools, homes,…

Peep Wars

Some days we make mountains out of molehills—and some days this isn’t just a euphemism. You see, this week a mountain of donation Peeps appeared in…

Fest 4 Us 2016!

Every year Jesus People USA has a huge celebration over Easter called Fest 4 Us. We have dodge ball tournaments, karaoke, Legos, art, ping pong, Mario…

Making a Loud Noise

Psalms 98:4 reads: Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise. But what happens the…

Mr. Rice Socks

The kitchen just got a new recipe from a guy who will never be on the Food Network. Eric Clayton. His recipe? Just two ingredients. An…

A Reflection on 40 Years

The ride in the car took only about 30 minutes through Chicago’s congested and noisy streets. My mother and I sat mostly in silence. There was…