Archive for March, 2010



It is a GLORIOUS day in my current corner of the world – sunshine, blue sky, trees bursting into bloom, a lovely breeze.  And March has flown by – rain, sun, warm, cold – and I’ve enjoyed most every minute of it. :-) Finished II Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Romans (currently reading Psalms, Exodus, Esther, […]

…for every time someone said to me, “Maybe you’re called to Philly…” I’d probably have most of my support raised to go overseas by now. :-) I can tell you this: today I’m called to Philly.  I love this city – I love my church, love my work in the city, love having friends in […]



Sometimes I wonder how to describe the difference between happiness and joy. I often feel that people see me as being full of joy (hmmmmm…) and I’m not sure what that means.  However, I do know that there are definite things that make me smile, so here are a few. :-)  Happy Monday! Rain pattering […]

The big question since Candidate School has been… Okay, Lord, where are you sending me? I’ve followed to this point – the zig-zag path to get here was certainly not what I would have chosen at the outset, but looking back, I wouldn’t change a thing about how the Lord has worked (I wouldn’t even […]

I’ve always had a love for the simplicity of old hymns.  Tenth is big on hymns – singing them, writing them, arranging them, discussing them, etc.  But mostly singing.  My hymn repertoire has grown exponentially since coming to Tenth (I remember one of the first Sundays we visited – “These people are crazy!” I thought.  […]