Into the Forest

Lamanai, Belize There were several Mahogany trees in the Belizean Rainforest overgrown by parasitic trees. Each enchanting beast imprisoned within a network of limbs. Hundreds of long arms stretched from beneath the earth, grasping, clawing, pulling on their branches. And yet, despite their circumstances, these magnificent Mahogany trees continued to reach for the light—fighting againstContinue reading “Into the Forest”

A View From the Mill City Museum

Minneapolis, MN The Washburn A Mill was state-of-the-art when it opened its doors in the 1880s. In 1965, the building closed, its facilities deemed obsolete. Then a fire nearly destroyed it in the 1990s but from those ashes rose the Mill City Museum. Wounds healed, walls fortified with loving care. Today, the mill proudly displays its scars, sharingContinue reading “A View From the Mill City Museum”

Whose Approval Are You Seeking?

The following came up as the verse of the day on the YouVersion Bible app.  After a long trip away from home, adapting to other’s daily rhythms and experiencing different cultures, it struck a chord with me. “For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God?  Or am I trying to pleaseContinue reading “Whose Approval Are You Seeking?”