The art of the perfumer

Here are some Himalayas: Rembrandt’s Return of the Prodigal Son. Handel’s Messiah. Milton’s Paradise Lost. Here are some Alps: Marilynne Robinson’s trilogy of novels: Gilead; Home; Lila. Here are some Lake District peaks: C S Lewis’ Narnia books. Then there’s a long plain, and finally a crowd of dumpy little things, masses of them. What … Continue reading "The art of the perfumer"

Saturday, Mar 17, 2018
Slow mission

Have You Read?

As the author of Looming Transitions: Starting and Finishing Well in Cross-Cultural Service, I can tell when people have a Looming Transition by looking at my Amazon sales page. This makes me happy. Not for the reasons you might think. True, every time a book sells, I earn a few dollars. But ain’t nobody writing books for missionaries […]

Friday, Mar 16, 2018
a Life Overseas |

Secret Ingredient

Thursday, Mar 15, 2018
Facing The Mountain

At the bank

Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018
les Davey de France

Mother tongue interference

Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018
les Davey de France
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