Missing a dear friend

We are missing another Peninsula member today.  He left earth and woke up in heaven.  Lorenzo (Loren) Pearson was a dear friend to many and a congenial spirit for all. I realize that many don’t remember Loren, which surprised me. But Loren experienced a long goodbye...

Life has changed since last Mother’s Day

Life has changed in our family since last we celebrated Mother’s Day.  We now have three brand new mothers to celebrate. I know this weekend can be difficult for some and my heart hurts for those struggling. But I also think that it isn’t a bad thing to remember the...

Life is full of moments

Reprinted with permission from a Back Page on 5/18/2014. Moments.  Life is full of them, but sometimes our desire to save them overpowers the moment itself.  On Monday afternoon we arrived in Petra, only to discover a treat was in store.  On Mondays they offer a...

Could Jesus come soon?

Well, it has been another interesting week to watch events unfold in the Middle East. A week ago I was glued to my TV as the Iron Dome protected Israeli citizens from an attack from Iran and its proxies.  On Thursday evening as Israel responded, I was out of the house...

Thinking About Prayer

This week, my thoughts have been on prayer.  Linda was out of the office a couple of days celebrating her and Lloyd’s 50th wedding anniversary (congratulations you two!). And that meant I was on “prayer chain” duty for a couple of days, as I am on the weekends. But...

There is no place like home

There is no place like home. We had a wonderful trip exploring God’s creation. We spent time with some former Peninsula folks who blessed us amazingly. They pre-dated our time at the church, but we swapped stories and went through her 1991 church directory. That was a...