Dear Dr. Les. Carter, you slayed me today. Thank you for your ever gentle and clear reassurance that everyone deserves Dignity, Respect and Civility, that not everyone is going to be a safe place, but that we can be that for others. Thank you for your encouragement, Dr. Carter. In a world of sharp edges, … Continue reading Dear Dr. Les Carter,
I went exploring and found her. My family went on the mission field when i was little and i have to say.... yeah. this is what we need. When did Christians start thinking that the only Spirit-led way of doing something was to fly by the seat of their pants, and that it wouldn't be … Continue reading When the Very Best Missionary isn’t a Missionary at all…
I recently came across this blog and couldn’t have said it better myself. Really great thoughts for the day. Check out her blog – and her reading list! You won’t be sorry 🙂
In Korea people don’t stay up until midnight to ring in the New Year. Instead, they get up in the middle of the night and they hike a mountain. They climb through the dark, snowy pre-dawn hours and when they reach the top they stand with their faces to the sky to greet the first sunrise of the New Year.
What a contrast to how we in the West often enter the New Year – stumbling out of bed at noon, tired and quite possibly hungover. For many, January 1st is a day of recovery. We spend New Year’s Eve celebrating the ending of something and the beginning of a new thing. We bombard the internet with reflections on the previous year. Even the less introspective among us take a moment to declare the past year, “the best” or “the hardest” or “the craziest” year of their lives.
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