The Desert Sanctuary

Be Where You Are – Be Who You Are – Be at Peace

Laura and I sat down to record our story about the Tea Shop and how it changed my life. We relive the experience that we had there and talk about release of the book. The Tea Shop will be out in early September! https://ratethispodcast.com/thedesertsanctuary Message us at any time if you have questions: karl4hand@gmail.com or …

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As I write the words to this chapter, the world is amid what most would describe as a crisis.  It is described on a government website in my home state as, “an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in many locations internationally, including in the United States. …

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If you have read my book, Apparent Faith, and you have read Wm. Paul Young’s book, Lies We Believer about God, you can probably see how it inspired me to tell my story through that lens of raising my children. It was a great privilege to be able to have this conversation with the Author…

About three years ago, I started eating a vegan diet.  The reasons weren’t really ethical.  The main reason was that, at age 50, I was beginning to have some worrisome health issues just like my father and grandfather.  To make it more relevant, my brother-in-law dropped dead of heart condition while at the gym working …

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The old wisdom used to be, “Don’t ever talk about religion and politics.” That’s still probably good advice for me and my mother.  It only leads to trouble.  But, my children are different. For whatever reason, they have quite a bit to say about religion and politics.  Since I was a pastor, we tried to …

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