I can remember it like it was yesterday. The sassy, obese mother of a teenage boy on the autism spectrum, sitting there each week as her son’s adaptive aquatics class overlapped with my young son's session -- We would chat on occasion. She was always so snarky, spouting off about her useless husband, her irritating teenagers, and the limitless ways life had done her wrong. I swear there was a … [Read more...]
Hasenpfeffer. The German name for “Rabbit Stew”. I became familiar with the term as a youngster watching Bugs Bunny cartoons where Yosemite Sam was ordered to make the dish for the petulant king whom he served as chef. I have since used it to describe what I would like to do with any unwelcome hare in either my garden or on my forthcoming holiday calendar. Let’s face it, while Easter is … [Read more...]
Open My Eyes!
"Hey! Have I told you about my trip to Bulgaria?" Those are dangerous words! You could find yourself trapped in a conversation with me for a very long time! What an amazing adventure! I had the opportunity to travel to Bulgaria two weeks ago with a team that worked alongside missionaries to Bulgaria and Bulgarian Christian leaders. Our shared goal was to make the gospel more accessible to people … [Read more...]