Let the Celebration Continue…

“Whatever he tells you, do it,” was what Mary told the servants of the wedding in Cana. Leave it to our Mama Mary to be sensitive to the potential embarrassment to the bride and groom and their families of running short of wine. Mary turns to her son for help–with the remedy being no less…

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Green Places, God Spaces, and Learning to See

Early in our marriage, our first little backyard had a fruiting mulberry tree that became a center of our family life. Its life and growth marked the seasons, with spring being an especially messy one as we tracked berries from it into the house. We hung a swing from a low branch and spent precious…

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Day of Creation Celebration!

Not too long ago, our family had a season of summer vacations to national parks. Every other year we made a road trip to one of the great ones: Big Bend, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons. It was the right time for us to do this- three of our four kids then were boys, ages ten down…

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