Tag: Perseverance

Choosing to Grow in the Desert

The Sahara can be a lonely and disheartening place. I’ve been to this seemingly endless North African sandbox several times. Its beauty, overshadowed by the harshness and potential for disaster, was often not seen till after I returned home and reviewed my photos. On… Continue Reading “Choosing to Grow in the Desert”

Choosing to Take the Long Way

There’s something gratifying about finding a way to make a long journey shorter. I look to my GPS for help these days. But even when I was a kid, a shortcut was always appreciated. When I was 12, my friends showed me a quicker… Continue Reading “Choosing to Take the Long Way”

Choosing to Let Myself Feel Hungry

It was hot and humid. Our family had just joined YWAM staff and purchased an old mobile home in East Texas. Within a couple weeks, the worn central air conditioner died. The repairman said it would take at least $1200 to replace it, yet… Continue Reading “Choosing to Let Myself Feel Hungry”