Embodied Mercy

Tomorrow a young mother will be buried next to her father near her childhood home in rural Kenya. She leaves behind her three-year old daughter. Janet’s story is a bleak reminder of the need for improved healthcare for those who … Continue reading

This is Why We Do What We Do

Won’t you kindly consider making a donation today? Donate online at foroneanother.org Or send a check made out to Holy Cross Lutheran Church, earmarked for Kenya and mail to 4701 Grove St. Rocklin, CA 95677 Or grab a jar and … Continue reading

Gratitude and Advent Longings

Gratitude bestows  reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent  moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.    JOHN  MILTON, 17TH-CENTURY ENGLISH POET Matongo, Kenya  We’ve rounded the corner of Thanksgiving and moved … Continue reading

Gratitude and Advent Longings

Gratitude bestows  reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent  moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.    JOHN  MILTON, 17TH-CENTURY ENGLISH POET Matongo, Kenya  We’ve rounded the corner of Thanksgiving and moved … Continue reading

Gratitude and Advent Longings

Gratitude bestows  reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent  moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.    JOHN  MILTON, 17TH-CENTURY ENGLISH POET Matongo, Kenya  We’ve rounded the corner of Thanksgiving and moved … Continue reading

30 million Kenyans cannot access clean water

It was an unlikely meeting one April morning, 2012. She, not even thirty. Me, nudging into middle age (OK, I was plunging into middle age, not liking it one bit).  Mutual friends kept insisting that we meet because of our … Continue reading

Love is Born

Shock as new widow ‘strangles, dumps baby in toilet’ “A village in Githunguri, Kiambu County, was in shock yesterday after a woman allegedly strangled and dumped her two-week old baby in a pit latrine.  When the body was retrieved, residents … Continue reading

Leaving on a Jet Plane

All my bags are packed, I’m ready to go… OK, I WISH, all my bags were packed and I was ready to go. Sunday, 18 September 2016 Awaking at 4:30 on a Sunday morning and try as I might, unable … Continue reading

Mercy Ever Ancient. Ever New                                        St. Augustine

I’ve had some time off these past few weeks and have filled it with resting, reading, walking and more often than I’d like, catching the ever shifting news. Tucked in amongst the tirades of presidential candidates, the gold medals of … Continue reading

She Walks in Beauty

“To love someone means to see them as God intended.”                                                             … Continue reading