There was a time when I spent three years in a village in rural Kenya, where I lived and worked at an agricultural training center and orphanage. My season in Kenya had a huge impact on my worldview, on how I now see God, suffering, and poverty. On how I see the choices before me. On how I follow the Blue Thread of God’s presence day to day. I originally posted parts of this story in
I’ve been meditating on some Psalms recently, and remembered re-writing Ps. 84 into my own words when I lived in Kenya. God, what joy to live in your presence, in fact, to even have You live within me. How I long to have more of You, LORD, to live in a way that my life is consumed with pleasing You and You alone.