The Next Grand Adventure

The Next Grand Adventure

Let’s set the scene. The sky overhead is inky black and full of stars that flicker like they’re communicating in code. Tall grass is dancing while a steady wind rolls over the hills, one after another after another, and on one of the hilltops sits a lion. There’s a...
A Safer Way to Fly

A Safer Way to Fly

Every time I fly, there are some processes I can count on. Security is part of the flying experience, and it’s necessary for making travel the safest experience for everyone involved. I come prepared with shoes that are easy to slip on and off. I don’t wear a...
From the Other Side

From the Other Side

About 7 years ago, my son started his first year in the middle school ministry. I remember receiving emails from his small group leader with quick updates on their group events.   This communication was awesome! I was then pleasantly surprised at getting emails with...
Pizza Bribes

Pizza Bribes

In my last post Gossip, iPhones, and Other Distractions, I shared about the mental wanderings of middle school girls. At the end of the post, I mentioned that bribery can be an effective way to steer dialogue in the direction you desire. I negotiated with my small...

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