Base Camp 3.2 - Sacred Shift

As we continue the Shift Series, this Base Camp focuses on how we can glorify God in our work.  We explore Psalms 115 and the insight it provides for our work environment.   48 more words


Tugging on the Purse Strings

I always keep these four things in my purse. They are: one of Jennifer’s and one of Leo’s hospital bands that were tagged around their ankles in hospital; a photo of my brother taken in late 2004, shortly before he was diagnosed; and, a silver “strength” token that a very good friend gave me shortly after G’s diagnosis. 1,274 more words

Health Updates

Everest - A tale of woe

Most mountaineers consider ‘how’ you got to the summit, more important than actually getting there. Or so Jon Krakaur told me in his Everest disaster book ‘Into Thin Air’. 6,222 more words


Napping and Base Camp

Today I was part of the nap time crew instead of the quiet time crew, so I am a bit later posting. We found out why we have been getting sick. 268 more words


Reaching the 5000m Mark

Day 9 – Morning Stroll Up ….. (5100m) (Trek Day 6)

I woke at the half way point of the trip and 3 days from Base Camp as I usually did, flat out for a few hours, on/off for hours and mental dreaming, this one was like a film! 806 more words

The Trek Begins

Day 4 – Kathmandu to Lukla to Phakding (Trek day one)

A better sleep but couldn’t stay snuggled. Was up and at them and out the door on time. 811 more words

The Journey and Arrival 

Day One – Heathrow to Kathmandu

Three hours sleep isn’t the freshest way to start a trip! Then some running around for last minute things and a house clean. 783 more words