THE 2018 KACHESS GATHERING

      Since 1974 or so, our family has loved a gem in the Cascade Mountains that is surprisingly accessible from our truly suburban homes in the Puget Sound area of Washington State. The first years we were often there camping out with very few other campers nearby. The place was four miles down…

Acceptance

SGHolland 2018 I love the concept of "accepted in the Beloved."  This is a little gem out of many in the Bible. Ephesians 1:5-7 New King James Version (NKJV) 5 having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will, 6 to the praise of the glory of His grace, by which…

baseball figures

There's a player on the Seattle Mariner's team who struck me from the first time I saw him pitch as a person to watch. The Mariners agreed with me -- he pitched his way into being the go-to "closer" for the team-- the one they get in at the very final innings of the game…