A sojourner’s home is in heaven

We’ve been traveling, so I missed last week’s post. Today’s is late, and I didn’t record the audio this week either. We were camping last week and the weekend before we visited Hailey, ID with friends. The guys rode their motorcycles and took a scenic route while my girlfriend and I drove a car and brought mountain bikes. I loved the little town, and it made me miss living in Lake Tahoe. But there are drawbacks to living in a resort town. Sometimes the part-timers act like they have more claim on the area than the locals. People who work and support many of the scenic Idaho towns can’t afford to live there since the mass exodus during the pandemic. click to continue reading…

The Waves of Faith

We were supposed to be in Costa Rica today, enjoying a trip my husband won at work. You still can’t count on travel yet. The timing would have been an extra gift because we celebrated our 28th anniversary a few days ago. Measuring years is strange because it can feel like only the number changes. Well, OK, the outside everyone else sees changes, too. I feel the same inside. In that amount of time married, we’ve obviously experienced the natural ebb and flow of love, contentment and patience. While ours is a good marriage, it isn’t always bliss. That’s normal for relationships, and since I’ve been in a relationship with God 36 years—I can tell you there are ups and click to continue reading…