Candles provide some of the best ambiance for Christmas. I love the thought that all around the world Christians light candles tonight to celebrate the birth of Christ. We all long for the joy and peace that only Christ can bring. The words from A Thousand Candles reflect those thoughts. Evie Tornquist’s version remains my … More All Around the World Tonight
Sometimes traveling light through life requires all of us to stay near home or even at home. If that is your situation, following our two ideas you can utilize this April: 1st Idea: Travel Via the Internet to WWI Museum & Memorial According to Matthew Naylor (WWI Museum/Memorial director), today’s news stories trace their origins … More Need to Stay Near Home?
Many things seem terrible to us at the time, but in retrospect we see the humor. Below is Part 3 of my friend, Dave’s trip to Tanzania. The remainder of his story regards his flight home. It offered him the opportunity to utilize his mountain climbing techniques in a rather unusual way. His original story … More Kilimanjaro, Part 3
My friend Dave wanted the challenge of climbing Kilimanjaro this past summer. He organized it and convinced some of his friends to make the trip to Tanzania. Click here to read Part 1 of his story. When we left the story last week Dave, his three friends, and the four guides had begun the final … More Kilimanjaro, Part 2
When I interviewed my friend, Dave about his climb of Kilimanjaro I had one burning question: Why? To my relief he had a better reason than, Because it was there. His story will span the next three blog posts. Part 1 When I was eight years old my parents took me to the Rocky Mountains. … More Kilimanjaro, Part 1