Sifting Sand In Ecuador. A Lesson Learned.

Have you ever sifted sand? Sifting sand that will be used for building? In deep thought this morning reflecting on some of my own past and thinking about a friend who is struggling right now. The thought of sifting sand came into my mind. When we do things that make us feel shame and guilt, …

Mission Trips. What Are They and Who Are They For?

In 2015 my oldest son and I went on our first “Mission Trip”. I was hesitant and was convinced that this wasn’t my thing. The trip was to Guatemala to help do some work at an orphanage outside of a small town. I really had no idea what I was getting into or what to …

Thoughts About and Example of Gratitude

Sitting outside during hunting season, taking in nature, gives me lots of opportunities to just sit and ponder all sorts of things. At o-dark thirty this morning in the 30-degree weather, on this last day of fall rifle season for deer, I did some serious pondering. Most of my thoughts were trying to figure out …

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