Brave Followers

When I was a young girl, I was obsessed with stories of missionaries! I wanted to be one… specifically in Africa, unfortunately in all of the stories I read, it was the men who were missionaries and their wives were teachers or nurses. And I did not want to be a teacher or a nurse……

Are We Waiting For a Miracle?

Today we hear two miracle stories, both of them with water. One in which Elijah parts the waters and so he and Elisha can cross the river Jordan. And of course, the story of Jesus changing water into wine, the first miracle story in the gospel of John. I have a friend who likes to say that…

God’s Extravagant Gifts

We are still in the Season of Epiphany; the season of following the star. If one of my gifts was solo singing, I would sing the first verse of Do You See What I See? Said the night wind to the little lamb, “Do you see what I see? Way up in the sky, little…