Delight: the Ministry of the Holy Spirit

I had a somewhat lonely childhood.  So when a lovely older lady named Winnie, from the house with the luscious orange and lemon trees a block away, invited me to milk and cookies in her backyard, I immediately agreed.   “You are such a good girl!’ she would say to me, and such was the pleasure […]

The Power of Delight

In 1980, China opened its doors to the Western world to tourists.  My mother was part of the first Christian envoy into China after decades of exclusionist policies.  The difference in the quality of life between the Chinese and the Americans was striking, a phenomenon that is still not unusual when one travels.  The little […]