Selah Worship: Writing for 31 Days

One of my favorite authors is Madeleine L’Engle. I enjoyed sharing “A Wrinkle in Time” and her other fantasies with my children, but I especially love her non-fiction. Recently, while reading in “A Circle of Quiet” (Book One of The Crosswick Journals), I found mention of the Italian composer Palestrina. Naturally, I was curious, so …

Finding the Forgotten Children in Honduras: Part Three

Today’s reflection comes from the heart of Madonna Snyder, a pastor at our church and a dear friend. This is her first mission trip to Honduras: Again today we made our way to the school soccer field to set up and cook for hundreds of people.  I thought the crowd was much bigger than yesterday, …

“Music Soothes the Savage Beast” or Something Like That

I had no fear of turning 60, but I must admit I didn’t expect to spend the momentous day laid low with a nasty stomach virus. At least I had the empathy of a six-year-old friend:  “Oh, dear! ” exclaimed my buddy when he found out I was sick. “Mrs. Lochamire won’t be able to eat …