I am not the savior of the world. I know you are shocked by this statement. I am currently waiting for the news crews to show up on my lawn with their trucks and cameras. “Michelle Gunnin has just made the startling announcement that she is not the savior of the world. Whatever will we … Continue reading I Am Not the Savior of the World
On the World Race when squads leave one country to go to the next, Racer blogs begin to talk about the goodbyes. The struggle to release those they have bonded with is difficult. To open your heart and connect, only to have to walk away seems harsh and too hard. The temptation to protect your … Continue reading Scattering Seed
I stepped out of my room and pulled my coat tighter around me. Sitting on the ground, I leaned back and gazed up at the sky. I had the strange sensation of disorientation that is not common to me during my usual star gazing sessions. Trying to get my bearings, I found my eyes scanning … Continue reading My Un-comfort Zone
Last year when I was in Thailand with Hannah, we worked with a ministry named Lighthouse in Action. Their primary calling is to show the love of God to those in the red light district in Chang Mai. They do this by building relationships with those who work in the sex trade by helping those … Continue reading Minnie Mattered
I was at a retreat this weekend and during worship I heard the Lord speak to my heart. It was for the parents in the room, and several requested a copy. As I was writing it up, I thought it might also be for other World Race parents…but then I thought it might be for … Continue reading NOW is the Time
I got to thinking the other day about the Apostle Paul’s mother. I wondered if she was fearful of his missionary journey, and so I decided to write a fictitious letter from her to Paul and then his reply. It started out as a humorous idea, but then as I wrote, I found myself relating … Continue reading Dear Paul
I sit in my recliner today smelling of cherry eucalyptus and vapor rub. My hair is matted in the back from napping on and off all day. My red nose rivals that of Rudolph, and my chair-side table is overflowing with tissue, cough drops, and all other flu related items. I have my kindle, my … Continue reading Life Outside My Window
My trip to Thailand has brought me new perspective on many levels. It will take me a while to process all that occurred in my heart while I was there, so you will probably be reading “Thailand” blogs for a while to come. Today my experiences there took me to John 13. You see, I … Continue reading Can I wash your feet?