Facing the Haint of Death

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“This day is not a sieve, losing time. With each passing minute, each passing year, there’s this deepening awareness that I am filling, gaining time. We stand on the brink of eternity.”  Ann Voskamp When that soldier came to our little trailer house in 1966 with that Regret-to-Inform telegraph in hand the whole thing tore [Read More...]

Justice Conference 2012

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I’ve never been to Africa or Haiti, and I wouldn’t know the first thing about running a non-profit organization. I sometimes worry that I’ve disappointed God with my lack of imagination. I spend most of my days alone, sitting in an upholstered red chair next to a window where I can feel the warmth of [Read More...]

Dancing your way to happiness

There’s a new video going viral about a traffic cop who dances to Michael Jackson tunes while conducting very heavy traffic. Perhaps you’ve seen it?   The Filipino cop says he dances because “I want to show somebody to be happy.” But here in Oregon we have our own happy people. For years now, I’ve [Read More...]


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