The longest distance between two points

To celebrate 25 years of marriage, Sally and I planned a trip to San Francisco.  Just like our honeymoon 25 years ago, we delayed our celebration until the month of October.  We planned for a mid-day flight out of Tampa and spent the morning in a marathon laundry folding party, packing, taking Max to the […]
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A Reflection on a Day at Robben Island

On Saturday, we boarded the ferry over to Robben Island.  Brett Opalinski posted his reflections (below this post at http://southafricavision.tumblr.com) about the ferry ride over and walking through the prison and seeing the cells where the prisoners were housed.  Just before we boarded the ferry back to Cape Town, I asked Stephanie Moore Hand if […]
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The Gates of Hope

In a devotion this morning with the new Cabinet members of the Florida Conference, United Methodist Church, David Dodge shared a poem by Victoria Safford about Hope.  I love great modern poetry and share with you what David shared with us: Our mission is to plant ourselves at the gates of hope– not the prudent […]
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The sound of distant drumming

Starting today, we are posting a series of videos, we’ve collected over the years.  On this anniversary of the landfall of hurricane Andrew in Miami, we are posting the sound of distant drumming a brief video from a drum-off between Leon and Lincoln from the Fall of 2011.  Our son Zach is one of the […]
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