The Sacrament of Digging Out Egg Sacks

The Sacrament of Digging Out Egg Sacks

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 July 2007, shortly after I met the Sifuna family, a family who lived down the road from me.  (more…)

Psalm 84

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. (more…)

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