Giving Thanks for the Fleas

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I’m about to give a spoiler to the incredible book, “The Hiding Place” by Corrie ten Boom. Many of you read this in school. It’s the story of a Dutch Christian woman who was arrested by the Nazis and imprisoned in a work camp for hiding Jews in her house. I don’t know how I’ve lived this long without reading it.

The book offers so many lessons for us on justice, deliverance, hope, and faith. But this post is about one lesson in particular that Corrie and her family teach us through their story: How to be thankful for the fleas. So, here’s the spoiler.

Stopping by India’s Crown

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Today I am honored to stop by India’s Crown, a new blog that connects Christian readers and writers in the West with those in India. Several years ago, I had the opportunity to take the Perspective in Missions course and was able to learn about how Christians live and worship across the world. I’m so glad […]

What the Stranded Pilot Whales Can Teach Us About Moving on

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As I write, dozens of stranded short-finned pilot whales are circling anxiously in the shallows of Florida’s coastline, just off the Everglades. More than ten of the original 50 have died so far. Those of us who watch the news reports share a worried fellowship with scientists who say they have no explanation for such […]