The Privileged Life: When It’s Time to Leave the Fence

“I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; marvelous are Your works, and that my soul knows very well.” (Psalm 139:14) Fences are long as you’re on one side of them. Good fences, as poet Robert Frost quoted, “make good neighbors.”* They discourage trespassing, keep livestock enclosed, and even protect us from ourselves. Fences, however, were never meant... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Standing Among Giants

”There we saw the giants…and we were like grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their sight.” (Numbers 13:33) My husband, Mark, is almost a giant—he’s 6’6” tall. Someone once called him “freakishly tall,” and the description stuck. Being tall is, for the most part, a nice attribute for him because people... Continue Reading →

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