Haskells Made… a video? 😱

Haskells Made… a video? 😱

“Oh, Janice, it’s horrible in Lebanon; my kids are terrified; it’s devastating.” You got your share of crisis texts this year, too.  COVID hospitalizations, job layoffs, street violence.  When foundations shake, what does one do?  We sought Solomon’s ancient wisdom. ...
Transforming an Enemy into a Friend

Transforming an Enemy into a Friend

My blood pressure was climbing in that long airport security line. I impatiently shifted from one foot to the other as my line inched forward. Then I felt a tug on my backpack. A bit more irritated, I pivoted to investigate. Behind me stood a mom, eyes wide with fear...
Please, God, let my child die before me!

Please, God, let my child die before me!

My mind reeled; my heart recoiled.  Why would a mother plead such a tragic prayer?  A friend of that mother explained.  “Her prayer is not unusual.  There are no lifelong options for mentally challenged orphans.”   She went on, “Let me share one family’s story.  When...
Seared with Scars

Seared with Scars

Last summer, over 1.4 million Iraqi civilians fled for their lives across the Ninevah plain. They were halted at flash checkpoints. Ordered at gunpoint to drop every possession. To walk on empty handed. “Out of suffering have emergedthe strongest souls;the most...
Let me help her. She’s mine.

Let me help her. She’s mine.

Shell-shocked.  Mentally challenged.  And abandoned by fleeing refugees.  Dumped at our dreamer’s door, her looks were alarming.  Her skittishness startling.  But most of all, her trauma-induced incontinence overwhelming.   Her world had crumbled before her eyes. ...