With Gratitude Overflowing!

Dearest Friends, For the past 5 1/2 years you have encouraged and supported us in every way imaginable. During this time we have, by grace turned your financial gifts (close t0 $100,00dollars) into life saving nutrition for nine… Read More

The Sacrament of Christmas

I make an act of faith to all humankind, where doubts would linger and suspicions brood. I make an act of joy toward all sad hearts, where laughter pales and tears abound. I make an act of strength… Read More

With My Body I Thee Worship*

Mother’s Day, 2016 (*Phrase used in Old English service of matrimony) LET ME TELL YOU A STORY. In the fall of 1997, I opened Time Magazine and saw an article about a group of Catholic Sisters in a… Read More

Water, light (and maybe) an End in Sight

MOMENTOUS CHANGES are coming to this desperately poor place in the middle of one of the poorest countries in the world. In the twelve to fifteen months, if all goes according to plan, dependable and abundance sources of… Read More

How much we all need touch

No wonder the startled mouth  cries out, each pore suddenly hungry in the withering, nourishing light.   Trevor Wast Knapp Diane Ackerman writes of retired men who go to preemie wards in the middle of the night to cosset… Read More

Glorying God in the Rain

Ever watch The Ellen Show? Well one of its unique trademarks is that everyone dances to open the show. In Musumba village, at some point in the service the leader says, “Now it is time to glory God!”… Read More