40:40 Day 14

I’m really not the most responsible car owner. I get my  oil changed maybe once a year, and I would almost definitely  electrocute myself if I tried to use jumper cables. God has shown up many times  when it comes to my car. I guess he knows what’s beyond my limitations!  Just last year, at…

Angela and the Ashleys’ European Vacation: Part Three

Sunday, August 14. I’ve seldom had a stranger day. We woke early to another impossibly gorgeous morning in Portugal and? packed for our day in Arrabida. According to travel articles, Arrabida had two amazing hiking trails with scenic viewpoints, cafes, wineries, windmills, and beaches.  We threw on swimsuits under our hiking clothes, slapped together chicken…

A Sweet Story: The Candy Bomber

Two sticks of gum. That’s all Royal Air Force Pilot Gail Halvorsen had in his pocket as he stood facing a sea of children through the chain-link fence separating East and West Berlin. Stalin’s tight grip on East Berlin during World War II left its citizens starving and poor and the young pilot was part…

Lost Cats, Car-Jackers, and Angels from Michigan

Two weeks ago my little cat was curled up next to me in bed. I was depressed because AshCap had moved to Tanzania. I looked down at Sebastian and said, “Well, at least I still have you.” Famous last words. That mofo disappeared a week later and I haven’t seen him since last Tuesday. So,…