Gut Check

Have you ever said something that you regretted?  Either as you were saying it, or when you saw the look on the other persons face?  I have! Why is it …

Life on Purpose

‘No discipline is enjoyable while it is happening—it’s painful! But afterward there will be a peaceful harvest of right living for those who are trained in this way.’ – Hebrews …

Sea Glass

A couple weeks ago, a friend and I walked from North Beach to Glass Beach, a.k.a. Sea Glass Beach. We found several pieces of sea glass in shades of blue, …

Dynamite

When I was five years old, we lived in a rented house in Woodinville. It had a basement with a door that could be accessed from the outside. One of …

Hope Fulfilled

There are times when it seems we are trapped in a void, and the voice of God—if we can hear it at all—is muddled and unclear. There are other times, …

Proof of Life

In my house, I have a small print of a photo taken January 9, 1839 by Louis-Jacgues-Mande Daguerre.  At the time, this photo was a huge technological jumpin the art …

Unexpected

I was driving my car one night when my oldest son turned to me and told me that a child at school had been bullying him since September.  “WHAT?  September?  …

Fever

There’s been a nasty flu bug wreaking havoc in the sleepy lands of Kitsap.  It has the destructive power to turn your best day into your worst nightmare.  Death and …

Timelapse

For those of you who aren’t familiar of what a time-lapse is, it’s a video sped up so that we can see a process of something long lasting in a …