Krista Lynn Campbell

Batman and Jesus

Mother Teresa. Corrie ten Boom. Eric Liddell. Parents, first responders, Sunday School teachers. These names come to mind when I consider the question,“Who is your hero? When my sponsored child from Mexico responded to the same question, I couldn’t help but smile. Angel’s response? Batman and Jesus. What a great answer! I love the honesty … Batman and…

Jesus in a box

Maria and Carlos and their two children live on a hillside outside Santiago, Dominican Republic. Their home is pieced together with thin boards. Wide gaps allow sunbeams as well as thunderstorms to enter. This family of four share a bed under a simple tin roof. Samuel lives with his sick grandmother in a Maasai village … Jesus in…

it is well

Surrounded by wheelchairs and walkers, my dark-hair head bobbed with gray-hair, white-hair, and no hair heads. We tapped our feet; we clapped our hands. Putting aside aches, pains, and memory lapses, we sang together. We lifted our voices for an audience of One. I accompanied my 89-year-old Aunt Dot to a gospel sing-along at her … it is…

white flag

Come get lost in the stalks.  A local corn maze close to my house invites the brave to enter. Corn mazes frustrate me. I get lost on highways, why do I want to be lost in a corn field? Yet, when my daughters were younger,  we decided to get lost in the stalks.  My husband … white flag…

corralling cats

I live on a hill. During thunderstorms, water flows downhill taking my gravel driveway, stone by stone, with it. The powerful rush of water carves deep gullies. Recently, my husband attempted to force the water away from the driveway with a wall of rocks.  He hoped to divert the water from the driveway into a … corralling cats…

dirty hands

I spent most of my childhood years dirty. My childhood farm offered many opportunities for play and work. In the summertime, my sisters and I spent hours creating play houses in the cows’ pasture. We used shovels and rakes to assist with construction. The limestone rock outcroppings functioned as the foundation and we added misshapen … dirty hands…