Tag Archives: hope

Of love and water

I began watering my grapes in February. I live in the hill country in southern Arizona. Our season starts early but it’s not Phoenix. We get cold days and nights still in February and even some cold days in March. … Continue reading

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Try Not to Die in Peru

To be fair, try not to die in a foreign country. I don’t think Peru has cornered the market on red tape. Every country has its own policies and bureaucracy when it comes to dealing with death, and the US … Continue reading

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Moms

I told my son I wanted to meet his mother. What a treat to meet the woman who took him as her own, was his mother and raised him to be the man he is. Life is full of surprises. … Continue reading

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Meeting Family

When you meet your son and his family after more than forty years it isn’t quite as smooth and easy as it is in the imagination. When you gave up a child for adoption back in that far distant past … Continue reading

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Family–We’re In It Together

This is such an interesting study: March 15, 2013 By BRUCE FEILER I hit the breaking point as a parent a few years ago. It was the week of my extended family’s annual gathering in August, and we were struggling with … Continue reading

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Two Old Women

In Alaska the tribes we might refer to generally as Eskimos are culturally and linguistically distinct, speaking as many as two dozen or more separate but somewhat related Athabaskan languages.  Despite their differences nearly all the tribes in Alaska share … Continue reading

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Who is Efraín Ríos Montt?

Efraín Ríos Montt Political figure José Efraín Ríos Montt is a former de facto President of Guatemala, dictator, army general, and former president of Congress. A General in the Guatemalan Army, Ríos Montt came to public office through a coup … Continue reading

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Lieutenant Wiggle Wings

You never know the interesting things that are happening right under your nose.  Sometimes you have to lift your head and look around so that you don’t miss something really great, or interesting, or beautiful.   I for example did … Continue reading

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Family

What greater gift has our Father given us than Family? Family.  Live joyfully with the wife (or husband) whom thou lovest all the days which He hast given thee under the sun.  Ecclesiastes 9:9  Live joyfully.  What an important choice … Continue reading

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Nineteen Days Until Christmas

Our Father gave His Son, Christ gave His Life, what gifts will we give? Prayer.  I will therefore that men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands without wrath and doubting.  1 Tim 2: 8 From the time I was very … Continue reading

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