Donna J. Eliason (Washington)
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Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. - Colossians 4:2 (NIV)
We enjoy entertaining our friend who is a Chinese exchange student. He’s enthusiastic about his classes and his time with our American family. However, each evening at 7:30 he excuses himself, regardless of where he is and what’s going on. Why? He always calls his family in Beijing at 8:00...
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.