Right Place, Hard Times

Right Place, Hard Times

We have been developing a friendship with a girl for years at WestRidge. Recently, she came in very sad. When I asked if she was alright, with tears in her eyes she said “NO” I asked her what’s wrong. She replied “my dad died yesterday.”...
The Persistence of Cuteness

The Persistence of Cuteness

Catch, Catch, Catch, Catch, Catch. This adorable simple word beat through my task focus filter of the moment. I was working on tying my shoes before leaving for the cafe this morning when I became aware that my youngest son Simeon was standing in front of me with an...
Two Questions

Two Questions

Two Questions  One afternoon I was working with volunteer and could see that something was bothering them. I asked what the issue was and they responded with two questions.   The first: What do you think of life after death and are you afraid of the outcome?.  This...
Light Surrounded by Darkness

Light Surrounded by Darkness

Eph 6:12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. I recently listened to a podcast where the...