The Passionate Listener

Have you ever seen the movie “Mom’s Night Out”? I have, and after a conversation about it again today, I decided to pop it into the DVD player and watch it. As I watched, I was once again inspired by the same scene that brought tears to my eyes when I first watched it last year. And again, I felt the same emotions the main character did in the movie.

“I’m a failure. I have failed again, that’s all I do. I had a plan, but……instead…”

“I can’t get in front of

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Confessions of a Peace Lover…

“Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming. Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ. From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work. Ephesians 4:14-16


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Confessions of a Peace Lover…

Summer, where hast thou gone? Oh I realize that technically it is still summer but September always sounds like fall to me. Days are shorter, nights are cooler. And of course there’s the whole “back to school” thing for the kids

Time flies when you’re having fun.

Summer 2015 has been filled with some out-of-the-norm activities for us. We ended the school year with a houseguest from Alaska. It’s always fun to show out-of-towners the beauty of Amish Country. Soon after our guest room was empty I was excited to attend an

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