Guilin Cave, Pearls, River and Luck

Psalms 128:2 “You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours.” (NIV) Guilin, China is a small city by China standards with only 1 million people and after Beijing and Xian, it felt quiet and empty. The Li and Peach Blossom Rivers converge with four lakes and we are greeted with stifling Continue reading Guilin Cave, Pearls, River and Luck

Unbelievable Story from Darmstadt Inn, Southern Indiana

“For I know the plans You have for me.  Plans to give me a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 You know the TV show that talks about the women and girls who had babies but did not know they were pregnant?  I met one.  In Darmstadt, near Evansville. Indiana.   She had already been a Continue reading Unbelievable Story from Darmstadt Inn, Southern Indiana

Potter’s Inn at Aspen Ridge: The Cleft of the Rock, Confession, Adoration

I can’t breathe well because of the climb at 9,000 feet.  Tension has also caused  shallow breathing.  If you start your day, everyday with God, you will feel Him.  Promise.  Show me your safe harbor?  But where were you when my childhood story was being written?  When my sins bled into my life, where were Continue reading Potter’s Inn at Aspen Ridge: The Cleft of the Rock, Confession, Adoration

Potter’s Inn at Aspen Ridge Prayer Walk : Preparation, Contemplation, Ascent

A silent retreat.  A necessary escape from our crazy world.  Stillness. No human voices.  Birds and flowers beckon me to the next bench.  Not a hike to achieve a goal, but a prayer walk.  Peace as the salve for grief. Wind in the Aspens that are still green.  Listen.  What do you want?  Do you Continue reading Potter’s Inn at Aspen Ridge Prayer Walk : Preparation, Contemplation, Ascent