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from death to peace

  • be

    writing my memoir: researching myself

    i’m doing it. i am making it happen. that book of mine… preparations are underway. i’m all alone this evening, so i am making the most of my time. and i am loving every…

    18 Nov 2014
  • be wilderness

    i’m rested and i’m ready.

    it’s been a long time. too long. i have neglected my “from death to peace” story for many reasons. lack of time, lack of inspiration, the holidays, etc. well, perhaps it’s actually lack of…

    7 Feb 2013
  • be

    someone special in sweden.

    our boat docked at the harbor, we disembarked, and were greeted by new, smiling, swedish faces and a cold, chilly swedish summer rain. everything happened more quickly than i could process it. we crammed…

    8 Nov 2012
  • be

    get out of the boat.

    summer 2007 denmark: the plane touched down. five excited, never-been-to-europe-before university students, a fellow minister, and i found our way through customs, got our passports stamped, saw a smiling & familiar (to me) face…

    2 Nov 2012
  • be

    scandinavia is for lovers.

    before i can tell you of how i fell in love with my wife, how i came to be in love with a woman, and how i ended up in inger’s home in denmark…

    19 Oct 2012
  • be

    inger & her apples.

    every fall i think of her. inger. and her apples. and the mornings i shared with her in the fall of 2008. every morning lina & i woke up when the alarm rang at…

    9 Oct 2012
  • be north carolina

    the hardest words.

    here is the next part of my memoir, “from death to peace”… Luggage in my hands, butterflies in my stomach, and my heart racing, I slowly walked up the stairs onto our tiny front…

    30 Jul 2012