Krista Lynn Campbell

The Journey

hope in the waiting

God sees and loves your loved one. They are never too far gone, too far wasted, or too far damaged. No matter the distance, circumstances, addictions, debt, or life choices, God loves the lost. 

go and do likewise

Unmerited mercy is easily recognized. It’s a blast of warm spring air after cold winter days. It blows in with a smile and lingers in the soul. It’s a loving response to a hurting world. It’s bandaging wounds and cleaning shoes. Go and do likewise.

Angels of God

With sanitized hands and shoes removed, I slipped on borrowed footwear before passing through the door labeled: Angels of God. A children’s center, on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, cares for and houses orphans, newborn to teenage. Several couches, floor mattress, and baby swing filled the living room area. Infants Veronica, Jaydon, and James enjoyed …

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with open hands

In Williamsburg, Virginia, an overhead door bell jingled. Away from the weaver, wheelwright, and wigmaker, a store offered yummy treats. Samplings of handcrafted Virginia peanuts, chocolate-covered peanuts, peanut brittle, and additional salty and sweet combinations filled The Peanut Shop. On a recent visit with my 3-year-old grandson, we approached a can of salted peanuts. Open …

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