Tag: change

Daily Reads 07.18.2019

Perspective. In eighth grade art class, I learned to draw a house in perspective. You know, so it looked three dimensional instead of just flat. I felt clever and accomplished. Perspective. It is what we need every day to keep ourselves from… Read More

Daily Reads 07.17.2019

I am restless today. The restlessness is in my body, not my mind. My mind is at peace. It’s an odd combination for me. Read: Isaiah 26:3-4 What did I do today with a restless body and a peaceful mind? I helped… Read More

Authenticity 101

Tonight I am watching the Chicago Cubs play the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field in Chicago. It is “authentic Cub fan night” and you are invited to send in your picture to be used later in the evening on the big screen…. Read More

Daily Reads 07.15.2019

Thanks for walking down memory lane with me the last few days. It’s been fun to call to mind events from the past that have shaped and molded who I have become. As I remember, I see two benefits. First, remembering helps… Read More

Daily Reads 07.14.2019

Traditions. We started last week looking at my tradition of camping. What traditions do you value? How has remembering this week helped to spur you toward good traditions? Sunday observance is a tradition I value. I love my day of voluntary suspension… Read More

Daily Reads 07.13.2019

Camping with children is hard work, but rewarding. Bikes are a necessity especially if the campground has adequate trails/roads that are safe for the kids on bikes. For many years, we camped with our children at a local campground. Always going with… Read More

Daily Reads 07.11.2019

Read: Proverbs 15:1-4 One summer our family and my uncle’s family piled into our campers and went to Beverly Beach in Washington to meet up with our cousins from Oregon. This was a fancy campground with a store filled with enticing treats… Read More

Daily Reads 07.10.2019

Read: Philippians 4:18-20 It was Labor Day weekend and we had packed into our campers and set out for Spotted Bear, a remote campground in northwest Montana about 50 miles up a gravelly mountain road. Mom diligently checked and rechecked our supplies,… Read More

Did someone say camping?

Camping is foreign to some people. Maybe it is to you. I grew up camping. My childhood family of nine always had some sort of recreational vehicle – travel trailer, truck camper, renovated school bus, mini motorhome – we had it all… Read More

Daily Reads 07.08.2019

Read: Deuteronomy 4:9 The book of Deuteronomy is organized around three speeches Moses gave to the children of Israel just before they entered the Promised Land. Up to this point, the Israelites were campers. They lived in tents for forty years! I… Read More