Edmund Pettus Bridge

The Edmund Pettus Bridge, in Selma, Alabama, is the site of many civil rights marches in the 60s, including Bloody Sunday. Although Martin Luther King Jr was not there on Bloody Sunday, he would be two days later to march to the site of the violence and pray. Due in part to this nonviolent protest, PresidentContinue reading “Edmund Pettus Bridge”

Nature’s Giants

We drove through the Avenue of the Giants in Humboldt County, stopping whenever we wanted to walk through the woods and explore. Whether the trees were standing or had fallen, their massive sizes left us awestruck. The tallest tree we saw on our trip was “Giant Tree”, which is 363 feet tall (111m) and hasContinue reading “Nature’s Giants”

Object lesson – beach

Even with protests from one who would prefer to stay home, I packed a quick lunch of finger foods, grabbed my camera and a blanket, and ushered my two students out the door. We read something last week that I have been ruminating on and I wanted to share that bigness with the girls. It takes allContinue reading “Object lesson – beach”

The Workers are Few

“The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few.” Jesus told us to go out into the world spreading the Good News. But can people hear the News over the loud rumblings in their bellies?* Can they drink in the Living Water when the water they have isn’t fit to drink? ~~~ We attempted toContinue reading “The Workers are Few”

Experiencing the Holocaust Museum

A friend and I experienced the Holocaust Museum today. That’s really the only way to describe it. For the hours that you are there you are transformed and the amount of emotions that you go through is hard to describe. Sight, sound, smell, touch…you experience the plight of the Jews in so many ways. IContinue reading “Experiencing the Holocaust Museum”