The Privileged Life: An Unexpected Harvest

 “Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.” Matthew 9:38 I didn’t expect them to live. They were spindly, fragile seedlings—like green angel-hair spaghetti, less than an inch tall.  Our daughter, Elizabeth, brought them to us in little trays after carefully starting them in Indiana, launching the Lenten season of preparation for Easter... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Go Fish

“Then Jesus said to them, ‘Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men.’ ” (Mark 1:17) Do you enjoy fishing? I’ve discovered people either love to fish or could care less about it. I’m on the former side, my husband on the latter.  However, my beloved Mark surprised me this summer with a... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Making Tracks, with Jesus

“As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him....” (Colossians 2:6)          I looked at the treads on my sneakers yesterday…worn down to the next layer. They’re not that old, but after walking about four miles a day in them, my shoes are shot.          As Indiana Jones so famously quipped in Raiders of the Lost Ark, “It’s... Continue Reading →

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