living as Children of Promise in a difficult world…

Now we too, brothers and sisters, like Isaac, are children of promise. - Galatians 4:2 So yesterday afternoon - in a quick update for those who are wondering - I was able to check my mum out from the hospital, and bring her back home next door. It was a long, grueling, often frustrating few days, full …

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learning more about faith – on another visit to the hospital

"For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. For in this tent we groan, longing to be clothed with our heavenly dwelling..." - 2 Corinthians 5 This morning I'm back with my familiar friend, …

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surgery day, part two

It's an arresting view, here from the 6th floor of the Wake Med Hospital complex. We're looking out to the northeast, in the general direction of Rolesville and then Wake Forest. I can see the undulations of the North Carolina Piedmont, thousands of trees beginning to change color, shimmering, luminescent, under the ever changing cloudscape …

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