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The View From Here · 4M ago

Freedom

John 8 tells the story of a woman caught in adultery and dragged before Jesus by the Pharisees. They wanted to see if He would uphold the Mosaic law and condemn her to death. As they gathere...
The View From Here · 6M ago

Thirty-eight

Happy Anniversary to us. Thirty-eight years ago today, I walked down a long, red-carpeted aisle, holding the strong arm of a loving father who had held me so very well for the twenty-one yea...
The View From Here · 6M ago

Capernaum Prom

I wish you could have been there. Because I can give you photos, and I can give you descriptions, but I can’t give you their hugs, their smiles, and their unfettered joy. And that’s what I w...
The View From Here · 6M ago

Listen to the Wind

He was born April 22, 1955, the third son of a full-blooded Macedonian father and a blonde, blue-eyed Ohio farm girl with Welsh ancestry. His parents married right out of high school and had...
The View From Here · 9M ago

Transition

Today I realized something for the first time. Roughly nine months after abortion-on-demand became the law in America, in the autumn of 1973, I was born for the second time. During those mon...
The View From Here · 11M ago

Christmas Presence

Hey, friends! Guess what? Christmas is only FIVE DAYS AWAY!   Maybe you’re one of those museum-worthy souls whose ducks are not only all in a row, they’re wearing Santa hats and singing “Ang...
The View From Here · 1Y ago

When we don’t recognize the answers to our prayers

To state the obvious, there’s a lot of pain, confusion, fear, and disappointment in the aftermath of the election. We’re all processing what happened and trying to predict what it might mean...
The View From Here · 1Y ago

The Anatomy of an Ann Voskamp Book Signing (because this is what you need on election day)

Best-selling and much beloved author, Ann Voskamp, just completed a ten-day, seven-city book tour, during which she appeared at ten different bookstores to sign copies of her new book, The B...
The View From Here · 1Y ago

The Broken Way

I know a teacher probably shouldn’t have favorites. But the eager light in his eyes. That disarming smile. His quick mind and the way he asked the best questions. His presence in the classro...
The View From Here · 1Y ago

This Many

Yesterday I used the “I’m this many” photo above to announce my fifty-ninth birthday on social media. The responses were fun, enthusiastic, and appreciated. But there’s no getting past a sim...