A New Thing

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing!  I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland.”   Isaiah 43:18-19 Have you ever felt like the Israelites, who on their journey to the promised land,...
A Sure Thing

A Sure Thing

Back in January I wrote a blog called “Camp Life is Surprising.” I thought some snow was a big upheaval. How wrong I was! And it’s not just “Camp Life” that’s full of surprises, it’s just life in general. Our world has been...
The A-Z’s of Lamenting

The A-Z’s of Lamenting

When is the last time you read Lamentations? It’s been awhile for me. In fact while flipping through, I noticed some highlighted verses, verses I don’t remember high-lighting. Yes, it has been that long. It’s an often forgotten book due to the...
God is on His Throne

God is on His Throne

Don’t panic. Let’s not worry. Relax, it will all be fine. Easier said than done. And none of those phrases have the particular outcome one might hope for when saying them. In fact, sometimes it is quite the opposite. If you are in a bit of a tizzy right...
Camp Life is Surprising

Camp Life is Surprising

I had heard some odd radio chatter among our staff, but I did not think much about it as I was taking my Christmas tree down. As I stepped out my back door, tree in arm, there it was; snow! Snow is a wonderful blessing of moisture, and often enough, our weather...
All The Moving Pieces

All The Moving Pieces

Doing a summer of camp involves many, many, many moving parts. There are the full time staff who act as a backbone to the structure of camp. There are the part time staff with vital tasks that act like an immune system, making sure there is not too much strain on any...