Retirement: Growing Old or Growing Young?

by Paul Hettinga This picture of my parents has always inspired me. At nearly 70 years old they were on a trip to Colorado to see first hand what Young Life did with kids. One of the day trip options was this incredible raft trip. They jumped at the opportunity. Wow!...

Resilience

by Doug Wysockey-Johnson A dog bit me on Memorial Day. That led to stitches which led to an infection which led to an allergic reaction to the antibiotic I was on for the infection. And so it went for about three weeks. None of this was life changing. It was more than...

Acting and Hoping to Make a Difference

by Tom Pappas On many occasions, something I read or hear conjures an obscure connection; then comes a different one, which leads me to an unexpected final destination. Is that something you do? Here’s what happened: I saw a post on Facebook that indicated the...

Prayer for the Meadowlarks

by Angier Brock With several other people, I spent yesterday morning walking through a National Park Service meadow near my Virginia home. It was a glorious day, sunny with low humidity, and as we walked, we swished the grasses—knee high in most places, waist high in...