Glory in the Face

By Mike Wilkins

The Face of Christ and the Strength to Face Anything

The Five Photo Albums

  • Feb4Sat

    Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    February 4, 2017

    HOBBY #1) Long-distance running...

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... which can lead to marathoning (in Ottawa, in 1980, for example) ...

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... and more marathoning (e.g. Toronto, 1982)

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    HOBBY #2) Canoe-tripping...

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... which can lead to father-and-son canoe trips...

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... and life-long father-and-son conversations ...

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... and father-and-daughter canoe trips ...

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... and other father-and-daughter canoe trips ...

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... resulting in increased wilderness comfort levels ...

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... and father-and-mother canoe trips.

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... and a deeper acquaintance with the wonders of God's creation. ["... to gaze and glory and give oneself again to God..." Jim Elliott]

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    CAUTION: Can also lead to Youth Group Canoe Trips.

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    HOBBY #3) Reading (and re-reading) old books...

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... which leads to the study of the lives and works of godly men. ["... and through their faith, though they are dead, they still speak."]

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... and influences our children to look up to the spiritual giants of the past.

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    HOBBY #4) Writing and directing plays ...

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... which introduces children to the theatre arts ...

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... and to incomprehensible and inexplicable adult conflicts ...

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... and to life-long sibling tensions and conflicts ...

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... and, of course, to the prospect of relational healing ...

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

    ... and the possibility of happy endings!

    Glory in the Face - Mike Wilkins - Hobbies (in Addition to Child-Raising)

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