• the summer of hiking

    September 9, 2017

    For so many years, I coaxed little people up the path with promises of granola bars and possible salamander sightings. I so remember Ben…

  • Xander’s farewell

    August 26, 2017

    “My Shepherd Will Supply My Need” from Michelle Lehnardt on Vimeo.

    There are two farewells when a missionary leaves– the first, a grand celebratory day…

  • Regrowth

    August 19, 2017

    Our lawn is dead, the weeds are thriving. The house isn’t just messy, but grimy, dusty, disorganized on every level.

    But OH MY we’ve had…

  • the space between

    July 25, 2017

    In one of Hansie’s last letters home from Madagascar, he warned me, “Enjoy spending time with Xander now, because when I come home he’s…