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Hello, dear brothers and sisters in the one global family. Today, I've prepared a #COVIDpeace prescription for you to refresh your soul. If you take this Rx weekly, it will innoculate you against the strains and stresses of the coronavirus. 1) Listen to The Blessing by Pittsburgh churches Have you... (more)
I met Lionel during a writing retreat in the Dominican Republic in 2018. Fighting illness and the homebound isolation of a cold Canadian winter, I decided to finally visit my friends who have been serving as missionaries in the Dominican Republic for a decade. From the home base of their apartment... (more)
This story was shared with my by my friend, Dave Chapman, who has been serving as a missionary in the Dominican Republic with his wife, Sandy, for over ten years. I visited them on a writing retreat in 2018. Read more stories of their adventures on their blog. I have a little story that says more... (more)
Happy Earth Day! Earth day is an annual day of reflection that offers us the opportunity to evaluate where we can celebrate our successes, and where we can challenge ourselves to go further in reducing our impact on the environment. To celebrate Earth Day 2020, I've collected some of the tips and... (more)
Dear friends, it is Passover and Easter. For the first time in our lives, many of us are celebrating alone, behind closed doors, instead of with our faith communities and families. The reason why I am behind closed doors is common to millions right now – we are afraid of contracting or spreading... (more)
Praise the Day Praise the old ipad that slowly obeys,playing diverse podcasts to inspire my ways Praise the spring tulips that boldly emerge,splashing walls and walks with their flamboyant hues Praise the fragrant leaves, a gift from a friend,warming heart and tongue with their exotic blend Praise... (more)
It was the most fun and fulfilling thing I accomplished in the Congo – producing my first song for peace. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, a French-speaking country where I worked for six months, the most common phrase was "nous sommes ensemble" – "we are together." And we are. We share... (more)
I am excited to be celebrating the International Day of Peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was a very special day and week - I produced my first song, Nous Sommes Ensemble, I acted in my first play with the spectacular Lumiere Du Monde drama troupe from Rwanda, and I enjoyed the... (more)

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