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STORIES FROM OLD JOE

Not your average mid-life crisis: She was in shock.

At the time, I wondered if it was a mid-life crisis — what I was going through. I was the right age . . . forty-three . . . getting … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

There was no way out. She slammed on her brakes, then closed her eyes and prayed. —1994

  My daughter, Lisa, and her husband, Vance May 1994 — A special prayer for one of my kids Cherry and I were sound asleep early in the morning when … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

Seeing the results of a Bible Study . . . 25 years later

Spring quarter at Stanford — 1965 The flowers had long been blooming, the sunshine was continuous, and the architecture gorgeous.  My old sportscar didn’t even know it had a top … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Instead of pointing missiles at Russians

1963-64 — AT BOEING, MY FIRST JOB, PRAYING ABOUT HOW TO SPEND MY LIFE A man’s mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.  — Proverbs 16:9 In 1963, … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Connecting with a camper 20 years later: My Young Life Malibu story

Praying for God’s  Encouragement — June 1999 “May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

I don’t know where the money is going to come from, but you do.

1996 and ’97 — Big answers to prayers prayed on Stillwater Cove “My God shall supply all your needs according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.”  — Philippians … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

I prayed for a best friend, and what God did surprised me even more

“There is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.”  —Proverbs 18:24 “Friendship is like a sheltering tree.”  Coleridge In September 1964 I moved from Seattle to Palo Alto, California.  … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · Leave a comment