May 12, 2016
We pierced the veneer of outside things. We suffered…and had grown bigger in the bigness of the whole. We had seen God in all his splendours, heard the text that nature renders. We had reached the naked soul of man. – Sir Ernest Shackleton
The... READ MORE
May 10, 2016
“Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up” (Luke 18:1). I find that line immensely encouraging; I’m grateful Scripture precedes the story of the “persistent widow” with that little... READ MORE
May 04, 2016
I stumbled upon George Bellows's painting, "Dempsey and Firpo".
Considered by many to be the greatest American sports painting it captures the dramatic moment in the 1923 World Heavyweight Championship fight between Jack Dempsey (the reigning champ... READ MORE
April 25, 2016
I am a yoga junkie.
I said it.
Picture me at my first class—in a sea of women in black, stretchy pants.
I had never been more uncomfortable in my life.
It took years of Cherie gently prodding for me to see a counselor.
And it had taken her... READ MORE