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...
Secret No Longer

Secret No Longer

I’ve had babies on the brain as of late. Due in part because we just added two beautiful little girls to our Sacramento Camp Family, and probably because I myself am expecting a baby. But I hope it’s also because Christmas is all about love incarnate,...
Chit-Chat and The Gospel

Chit-Chat and The Gospel

There are not many people I won’t talk to, and there are few situations in which I will choose silence over talking. I find chit-chat easy and rewarding. Sometimes though, work must be done, and it must be done by one’s-self, or without being able to talk...