When my mother immigrated in 1955, she picked up English from the radio and taught herself to read from the newspaper. However, as any foreign language speaker knows, bloopers are inevitable. One day as a new bride, mother bravely ventured to JC Penney to buy her husband a belt, in German known as "Guertel." Figuring the English word might resemble...
One day I went for a walk in my neighborhood and came upon a young starling caught in blueberry netting, his feet so entangled they secured him to a twig. Because he couldn't move, I was able to hold him, quivering, as I carefully unraveled the binding strands. Once freed, I held him for a magical moment before lifting the...
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How we're growing in Christ.
And what it means to be a Christian today.