'shine your eyes’ is a phrase that I picked up in liberia, west africa. it means to open your eyes and see the Truth. this is my hope for people everywhere, myself included, that we will continually be transformed to see and be the ideals God has set forth as the Kingdom. the book of isaiah says it this way:

'see, a king will reign in righteousness and rulers will rule with justice. each man will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from the storm, like streams of water in the desert and the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land. then the eyes of those who see will no longer be closed, and the ears of those who hear will listen. the mind of the rash will understand, and the stammering tongue will be fluent and clear.’ isaiah 32:1-4

currently this is taking shape in my life working with bahamas habitat. we are working to provide aviation support to bahamas methodist habitat, a hurricane relief/sub-standard housing repair organization based in the bahamas. know that we would love for you to come spend some time with us as we take part in all the beautiful ways that God is loving His creation.

in the words of mother teresa, “pray for me that i not loosen my grip on the hands of Jesus even under the guise of ministering to the poor.” and i pray that in all that you do, whether coming to the bahamas, serving in haiti or celebrating life in your part of the world that you will simply love and come and see all that God has for us. let this place be a place of celebration and conversation for us to greater understand life with one another.

‘and because of our faith, He has brought us into this place of highest privilege where we now stand. and we confidently and joyfully look forward to actually becoming all that God has in mind for us to be.’ –romans 5:2



chasing rainbows

i wish i had a picture to show for this. today i flew roundtrip governor's to nassau and back. on the way back i got to see at least 5 rainbows, one was a full arched rainbow. beautiful. made a left 360 after dipping into the left arm of the rainbow and when i turned about 270 degrees i saw the rainbow from a side angle. i've never seen that before. it looked like gumby with the top of the arc tilted back. it was amazing.

i couldn't help but feel like i was in a starburst commercial with the girl whispering into the headset, 'taste the rainbowww.'

1 comment:

  1. I wish you had a picture too. I tried to chase rainbows on my bike a couple of times when I was a kid-it never really worked out like this, so I'm kinda jealous.

    I just lurked through the first couple pages on here, figured I had to say something-I loved it. You should get back after it and keep this updated, as you have time-not that I'm good at that, by any stretch, but if you write it, I'll read it.

    And that was a Skittles commercial, just FYI.