Don’t try this if you need an ego boost

I was in pretty good shape last October as I focused on running the Wenatchee half marathon with my second daughter, Allison. However, after traveling for almost the entire month of November and five weeks of illness that lasted into January, I had lost all the...

Routine, Risk, and Rest

In his sermon at Whitworth Community Presbyterian Church yesterday, Dr. Keith Tanis expertly communicated the value of healthy routines. At the end of his sermon he foreshadowed that next week he is going to talk about risk. I have already been learning about routine...

Fasting: My journey to date

Last Friday evening, Nancy and I went to an open house reception for a former Caleb Project colleague who is now married and heading to Eastern Europe to minister. We had a wonderful time catching up with Joel and Keturah and Joel’s sister, also a former...

A lesson from a temporary loss of vision

I have been experiencing discomfort in my right eye all week. Thinking it was pink eye, I went to urgent care Sunday. The doctor agreed that it might be an early stage of an infection, so he prescribed antibiotic drops and told me to come back if the irritation did...