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A mix of footprints and bike tracks on the dusty road in Manyamula Village, Malawi.

Wisdom from Del: “Act in the Truth”

On this election day in the U.S., I post something to remind us of our core and common humanity. Del Anderson wrote the reflection below in the weeks just after September 11th, 2001, and for me it is a call to search for and hold onto that flame of hope within each of us. Where ever […]

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Wisdom from Del: Living Triumphantly

Let us then labour for an inward stillness, An inward stillness and an inward healing: That perfect silence where the lips and heart Are still, and we no longer entertain Our own imperfect thoughts and vain opinions, But God alone speaks in us and we wait In singleness of heart that we may know His […]

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A Work in Progress

I woke up in a panic this morning. I had dreamed that I had planned a second trip to Africa – and that I had to leave TOMORROW. In my dream I was rushing around trying to get ready for the last minute trip: I still didn’t have my vaccines. I hadn’t packed. I couldn’t find […]

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A letter from Del

A central part of Del Anderson’s ministry prior to, and continued after, his founding Spirit in Action was writing letters. He wrote regular letters to possibly hundreds of people throughout the US and the world. I love receiving letters in the mail and I remember Del’s letters were always stuffed with sage advice and funny […]

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Wisdom From Del: Receiving God’s Gifts

In this season of giving and receiving, I am sharing some words of wisdom from our founder, Del Anderson. His vision for finding power within ourselves and seeing God in others is a source of inspiration for me. I am learning, “the great power of prayer is not in asking, but in learning how to […]

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