The Opposite of Faith

"The opposite of faith is not doubt, but fear."  ~Philip Yancey, from Reaching for the Invisible God Philip Yancey (Pen and Ink)


Fox in February Snow

This guy had just finished eating a fat vole he snatched from beneath a two-inch layer of snow. I heard the consummation... crunch, crunch, gulp... crunch, gulp, gulp. A satisfied smile appeared on his face and he trotted up the hill until he sensed my gaze from the deck and turned to give me this … Continue reading Fox in February Snow


We missed having Joel home for Christmas this year... he has been out on his own adventure in Central America for nearly two months now, and apparently has no plans to return anytime soon. Check out his blog at