Photo essay featuring faith, love, and difficult questions…

“‘Stand up in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the Lord."Leviticus 19:32 The banner of this blog reads, "Derek Maul: Words and Photographs for the Journey." It's not so much a subject matter blog (like a foodie blog or a car blog), where you know you can always find …

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“to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it”

- My mum and dad out for an afternoon "stroll" with Max As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is …

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Home or rehab? Update on my dad

The latest on my dad is disappointing but not unexpected. First, fixing the gash in his head required a plastic surgeon and more than thirty stitches. Dad doesn't do anything half way! Because of the trauma to his head, more tests were called for, like making sure his vertebrae were not damaged. Then - because …

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helping to get my dad on his feet (literally)

Give respect to your father and mother,    for without them you wouldn’t even be here.    And don’t neglect them when they grow old. Embrace the truth and hold it close.    Don’t let go of wisdom, instruction, and life-giving understanding.Proverbs 23:22-23 This post fits with the occasional series around the ongoing care of our "noisy neighbors" - aka the ancients next …

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