My Fiftieth Anniversary (1971-2021) This long weekend in September marks for me 50 years of an unusual love affair. Fifty years ago this weekend I moved away from home to go to university. During my first weeks on the University of Calgary campus I reveled in the anonymity that came with being one of tenContinue reading “Celebrate With Me My Fiftieth Anniversary”
So thankful for good friends like Jerry Orthner, who speak out when he finds something he appreciates. additional text here.
I stopped by Willie and Betty Murray’s home in NW Calgary on Christmas Day to give them a copy of my newly-released book, reGeneration: Stories of Resilient Faith in Communist Romania. As I drove there, I rehearsed a little speech for my presentation of the book to Willie. I’ve given that speech many times. EveryContinue reading “That’s So Cool!”
My book, reGeneration: Stories of Resilient Faith in Communist Romania, is written for the next generation of International Workers, those who will take the Good News to hard places in our world. It is also written for faithful men and women in local churches who support those who go by their prayers, encouragement and financialContinue reading “An Unusual Love Story”
31 years ago today (1989) I was in Romania, being taken under cover of darkness to the meeting place of a group of women students gathered to study the Bible in secret! As we settled into the back seat the driver turned and whispered, “Miriam, we just heard on Radio Free Europe that the BerlinContinue reading “Olive on a toothpick”
Originally posted on Facebook October 30, 2020. One year ago In Romania! I spoke briefly to a women’s conference organized by Vio Ticarat who is related to me in faith (2 Timothy 2:2) having been mentored by Ica Popa who was mentored by Nicoletta Mitra who was in one of our 1st Generation group inContinue reading “One Year Ago”
Originally posted on Facebook October 20, 2020. This is how my office sometimes feels to me as I wrap up writing this book! Keep your eyes open! Coming in January 2021! Oh, by the way! The picture is Jean Piaget- psychologist, biologist, pedagogist, and Swiss philosopher photographed in his office! Maybe I’m not so messyContinue reading “My Office”