Little Drummer Boy is one of my favorite Christmas songs.
Come, they told me, pa rum pum pum pum
A newborn King to see, pa rum pum pum pum
Our finest gifts we bring, pa rum pum pum pum
To lay before a king, pa rum pum pum pum …
I can so identify with the young boy in this […]
It’s “mati lampu” again—which means the power is out … again. (Can you hear the collective sigh from every home in our neighborhood?) We’ve been having regular power outages every night this week that last for several hours. It interrupts dinner, showers, and bedtimes, because not only do the lights go out, but also our […]
Every pilot carries a bag. Some big, stuffed. Others small, concise. As an instructor, I carried headset, ear plugs, sun glasses, local chart, lesson plan, small paper tablet, and pen. As an air taxi pilot, I ditched the lesson plan, but added more charts, a flashlight, flight calculator, Bible, and lunch. For the Forest Service, […]
My mind has been far too busy lately. There is much change to process. Many challenges and trials to face. More decisions to be made.
My heart and mind are tired. They need a rest.
As I sit quietly this morning, I am asking the Lord to show me His glory like He did for Moses on […]
I hung over the Amazon jungle intent on finding my destination, worried about a weather change, calculating fuel left in the tanks, and wondering if my passengers there would be ready. Hung? As in suspended? How many hours had I flown that way without ever considering just what, exactly, held me up? To what did […]
I wear a special badge most days – it’s the Missionary Badge of Honor. I like my life as a missionary in Southeast Asia. I relish in the fact that I live in such a crazy and foreign place that looks like something out of National Geographic. I think it’s pretty miraculous that I can […]