Surprises at Canaan

Surprises at Canaan

The truck shuddered and slipped sideways on the slick clay. With a bang it slammed into the side of the mountain. We all gasped and clung tighter to our handholds that kept us from bouncing around as we jolted over…

First Thanksgiving of the Year

First Thanksgiving of the Year

Running sores dotted the baby’s legs and he looked lethargic and ill. That’s not what concerned the mom, though. Moses translated, “He has an animal in his ear.” I knew something got lost in the translation, but looked in the…

Blessings Behind Us and Ahead

Blessings Behind Us and Ahead

I grabbed my stomach and groaned. “I have diarrhea and vomiting,” I bellowed. “I have diarrhea and vomiting,” the crowd of men shouted back with enthusiasm. “He has diarrhea and vomiting.” I pointed to the patient. “He has diarrhea and…