Tracing my dad’s steps, his musical legacy

February 1, 2020
Man’s mission to find dad’s old dance halls Put on your dancing shoes. Many people wore dancing shoes. The shoes didn’t have to be special in a “Sunday best” way. They just had to be different. Dancers didn’t use the ...

A cherished family Christmas tradition

December 1, 2019
It’s the holiday season. The calendar is filling up and the to-do list is growing, but many of us will try to slow down, if only briefly, so we can spend some time and create memories with those we love. ...

‘We rely on brotherhood, and the good Lord’

March 1, 2019
Part Three: Amish Family & Brotherhood The Amish could be described as believing strongly in God, the Bible, Jesus, family, and community, or brotherhood, much of which has already been delineated in the previous two articles in Sr. Perspective on ...

Family connections linked back together

July 1, 2018
Connecting the dots on a family’s immigration story This is a story of connections that span an ocean. In Norway there’s Simon Bjørklund and in America there’s his third cousin, Sara Torvik, an Underwood native now living in Maryland. Last ...

Mission in Haiti: Helping families

June 27, 2013
Do you ever suddenly feel like a light bulb went on in your head and you wonder what were you thinking up to that point? It just occurred to me yesterday that, as much as we love it and as ...

Mission in Haiti: Meet the St. Juste Family

June 27, 2013
If you have been following our blog for very long, you already know that Abigaille is one of our very early Mamba miracles. When we first saw Abigaille, she was one sick child of many on our first non-clinic Medika ...