Last Details Coming together for England Trip!

“I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world." [Socrates, As quoted in Plutarch] - ready to travel! Three months ago I shared, with great excitement, the beginnings of our plans for an October trip to the U.K ("Making Travel Plans - so excited!"). Now, unbelievably, our flight from RDU …

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Making travel plans – so excited!!

The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it.    The world and all its people belong to him. For he laid the earth’s foundation on the seas    and built it on the ocean depths.Psalm 24 I am pleased to report this morning that I am excited - giddy, almost - about the fact that Rebekah and I have some …

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The best photos (and memories) that didn’t make this week’s posts

The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it.    The world and all its people belong to him. For he laid the earth’s foundation on the seas    and built it on the ocean depths.Psalm 24 - writer Derek Maul Typically, my weekly "Photo Review" comes every Friday. But of course there has been nothing typical about anything these last …

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And God saw that the Good Earth was a beautiful planet…

God saw everything that had been created, the whole wide world: and God knew that the Good Earth was a beautiful planet, full with abundance, teeming with life, and supremely good.Genesis 1:31 - author paraphrase This is an exciting moment for me! I get to feature photographs of our amazing grandson and his parents. The …

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Family update: from (all) our grandchildren to their great-grandparents

- Mr. T. watching one of the Dresden riverboats on the Elbe Jesus - "I am the Gateway. To enter through me is to experience life, freedom, and satisfaction. A thief has only one thing in mind—he wants to steal, slaughter, and destroy. But I have come to give you everything in abundance, more than you …

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New Passports, Global Citizenship, & this Wide and Beautiful World

One of the many projects on my desk at the moment is the passport renewal application for both me and Rebekah. I know we're not going anywhere any time soon - not even to the beach or the mountains - but it seems wrong somehow not to be equipped and ready. Other pressing details include …

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