Tag Archives: friendship

Eating crunchy eyeballs

Life in another culture can be full of unexpected adventures. For instance, I recently had a meal of posho with beans, ‘little fish’ and hot chili peppers. I had deliberately avoided this meal at the mess hall where I am staying, … Continue reading

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The Brutality of the Bench

I hungrily took my plate of posho, rice, and ground nut sauce and found a place on the only remaining bench in the mess hall. I was having a pleasant conversation with a man about his village and the intrigues and … Continue reading

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consIDered: How far can we go in defending ourselves?

These consIDered questions come from an open forum conducted at Main Street. These questions were not addressed at that forum due to the constraints of time. I pray that these answers are helpful as we seek to walk rightly in … Continue reading

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Day 9 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

Let my soul be at rest again, for the Lord has been good to me. http://goo.gl/67YQ0s  So often I take the good and leave the ‘rest’ #obey As I considered this lyric from the Psalm, I recalled my time spent … Continue reading

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Day 3 of 140, Personal Devotion Tweets

I will make you as a light for the nations that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth. http://goo.gl/xzFe7F  Love rings out beyond. To some extent we all suffer from the ‘its all about me’ syndrome. Some … Continue reading

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Reserving time (for God)

O Israel, hope in the LORD; for with the LORD there is unfailing love. His redemption overflows. He himself will redeem Israel from every kind of sin. Psalm 130:7-8, NLT Even though I know better, I fall into the trap of … Continue reading

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