Lessons Learned on the Journey

Entries in the Purity category

Oneness in Television

His sweatshirt brought a smile to my face -- "Rutgers University" emblazoned on the front. This young Kazakhstani university student who was a follower of Jesus had never ventured outside…

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Travel Lightly

Travel lightly! These are wise words that have become increasingly real to me as my travel has multiplied. The airlines tell me that I may check two pieces of baggage, not to exceed 70 pounds each.…

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Risk Assessment

World events often leave me with a vague fear and uncertainty. …

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Amazed by Surprise

Human against human -- the atrocities of warring conflict are all too real. As we sat around our dinner table in Budapest, we listened to our Serbian houseguests telling of the history of atrocities…

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Foundations of faith

What we believe shapes us and identifies us! Each fall for the past 12 years, I have believed that my beloved professional football team, the Washington Redskins, will win the Super Bowl. The basis…

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Reacting differently to circumstances

I have always enjoyed playing golf. Getting out on the fairway helps me forget the troublesome issues of life. However, I play very infrequently, leaving my skill level woefully inadequate. I often…

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Fear and Arrogance

"You are ready to fly on your own," my flight instructor said as he told me to land. He proceeded to get out of the plane and told me to take off again. My heart raced. Terror struck. My…

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Too Many Choices!

Walking into the convenience store in the early morning reveals much about our world -- scores of people with a mission to fill cups with their favorite flavored coffee, grab a donut or two, and…

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What's Inside?

On a sunny Saturday afternoon, I had the opportunity to explore Alcsuti Arboretum's forty hectares, located about 50 kilometers southwest of Budapest. As I wandered, I came upon a huge, beautiful…

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Who's watching?

As the light turned yellow, I stepped on the accelerator and sped through the intersection. My daughter, traveling with me, said, "Dad you will need to be careful driving in the town of Wayne.…

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