Spoiler Alert

Many of you know my dad is a retired United Methodist pastor.  For us, Santa came after the Christmas Eve service.  We’d squirm through the program and then have to wait until he shook everyone’s hand, gave everyone their holiday greetings, clean up after the service, and then after two eternities, he’d come home and…

Bathtub

In Aberdeen SD we had a huge parsonage.  There were five bedrooms on the second level, but of course one bathroom.  Kurt, the youngest of the clan, was taking a bath and was in the bathroom a long time.  I began to knock on the door and there was no answer.  At first I thought…

Here’s Why

Again I had someone ask why I would work in Haiti when there are hungry people in the U.S.? Well, here’s why. First, we live in a country that has the ability but not the will to solve our own hunger issues.  Where $96 BILLION is allowed to go to Wall Street exec bonuses and…

Artificial Pressure

As you may know, I’m a baseball fan. I went for a walk before a game of the World Series and was thinking about the pressure the pitcher and other players must be feeling and it hit me – it’s all artificial pressure. Win or lose, MVP play or terrible play, they were going to…