erin ahnfeldt

Listening to Life

Mackenzie’s Request

Mackenzie’s Request

There used to be a hideous, blue line of tape running down the middle of the hallway at my school. All last year, students were told to stay on one side or the other depending on which way they were going, and for the most part, they did. When they were told to wear...
Flowers

Flowers

They’re a little wilted now, ten days after Lois placed them on the coffee table. But they’re more than just flowers; God somehow has made them into a symbol of His love. I knew I was in trouble as we were leaving the ranch after our two week family...
God Enjoys Us

God Enjoys Us

This summer I worked at a kids’ summer camp that ran five days a week, eight hours a day. I know I wasn’t supposed to have favorites but one of my favorite campers was Henry, a boy who had the goofiest buck-tooth grin and wittiest sense of humor. The first week I had...
Jesus Take the Wheel

Jesus Take the Wheel

I have been blessed to count Erin as one my few close friends. He’s sees the sacred in all of life and is teaching me to look for God’s hand on my life. I’m beginning to see Him in the big and small things, in the critical decisions of life, and the...
Nightmare on I-70

Nightmare on I-70

Icy, snow-packed roads didn’t used to scare me. Living in Colorado, I got used to driving in winter weather—maybe a little too used to it. But that all changed on Interstate 70 a couple of weeks ago. My wife’s parents invited our family to join them for a ski trip in...