You Want Me to Change the World Where?

  “I just want to do something that makes a difference,” my daughter cried during a phone call with her this week. Work had been rough that day and the job seemed the wrong vehicle for world change. She felt trapped, ineffective, and hopeless. Why couldn’t she have a job that mattered? I feel for…

Practicing Small Things

I wondered today, Did I make a difference in the world? I kissed babies, Poured Cheerios, Changed diapers. But did I do anything that made a difference in the world? I hugged tightly, Read words, Sang silly songs. I wonder if those are things that can make any difference the world. What would come from…

All Washed Up

When we pulled into the truck wash, a group of tattooed, bandana toting, life-lived-hard men descended on our truck and travel trailer. Brushes in hand, they worked vigorously, scrubbing every inch of its surface. Water sprayed, soapy bubbles cleaned, and the mud ran off. They made quick work of the dirty job. It’s good to…

Counting the Days

World change will come from each of us living each day in a way that celebrates the life and death of Jesus.

For Goodness Sake

 . . . make every effort to add to your faith, goodness. . . 2 Peter 1:5 goodness – the state of being good – pure, moral, conscientious, meritorious, worthy, exemplary, upright, beneficial, having admirable, pleasing qualities Danny, the leader of the Hands of Mercy building project, teared up as he stood watching his team…