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What Love Looks Like.

What Love Looks Like.

One of the poetic blessings of life in this north country is that Advent comes with the darkness. Jesus came when the people of God were under the dark shadow of the Roman empire, aching for hope and liberation. They longed for light, just as we long for light. Maybe...
Politics and the Pulpit.

Politics and the Pulpit.

Siblings in Christ, It is good to be back home with you all. Our trip to Tanzania was remarkable in many ways and we look forward to sharing it with you in the weeks to come. It was life-giving to spend time away from email, social media, and most news outlets....
The Moon Tipped Over – Oct. 14

The Moon Tipped Over – Oct. 14

The last day. Nature showed us some fresh stories again today. Fresh kill and lazy, full lions before breakfast. Appetites undaunted, we worked our way through our last breakfast of pancakes (crepes, really) with rhubarb sauce, eggs, baked beans, tomatoes, fresh...
The Moon Tipped Over – Oct. 13

The Moon Tipped Over – Oct. 13

We got through the night in our tents without any significant wild fauna encounters. My previous post gives you an idea of the morning that greeted us, with the sun splitting the clouds. Breakfast was amazing. Rhubarb “sauce”, as my grandma called it. Not...
The Moon Tipped Over – Oct. 12

The Moon Tipped Over – Oct. 12

Today has been a most different day. After breakfast, we grabbed our boxed lunches and loaded the Land Cruiser for our first day of safari. (Vic and Fred did something with engineering and water today but we’ll have you get the details later. Cell coverage and...
The Moon Tipped Over – Oct. 11

The Moon Tipped Over – Oct. 11

It’s a long way from there to here and from anywhere here to anywhere else here.  We didn’t have to get up so early today. So we gathered at 9 a.m. already breakfasted and packed for safari. Vic and Fred are skipping the safari to stay in Arusha to do more...