Dark Paths

By Jennifer Duncan One of the popular posts on Facebook these days asks a similar question each time. It shows a photo of something that was common in the 50 or 60 years ago, and asks, “Do you know what this is?” It is usually something like the speaker that hung on the car window… Continue reading Dark Paths

Invasion of the Frogs

By Jennifer Duncan In Exodus 8, when God uses troublesome plagues to convince Pharaoh to free the Israelites from slavery, Egypt is invaded this time, by frogs.  There were frogs everywhere…in the houses, in beds, in the oven, in kitchen bowls, and, I’m imagining…even in their shoes!  Moses offered to pray for God to remove… Continue reading Invasion of the Frogs


By Jennifer Duncan When I was small, I always struggled to be included in play with my older brother.  He had such great “grown up” ideas, that were even more appealing because they were often on the edge of the boundaries set by our parents.  It was his idea, for example, to “baptize” me in… Continue reading Busted

In My House

By Jennifer Duncan I have always known, in some vague sort of way, that Jesus is “with me.” My scripture-saturated upbringing taught me that from my earliest days. In fact, my favorite book as a small child was, “If Jesus Came to My House” by Joan Gale Thomas; a child’s imagination about what it would… Continue reading In My House