Grafted

In November of 2007 our family changed greatly! God gave us a new son, Garrett Tameru Michael Guindon, not from Amber and I, but through the process of adoption. We were blessed to become the parents of this sweet little boy from Ethiopia. What an incredible journey adoption can be! For me, it has been a journey of instruction as I learn about God’s relationship with me. The parallels between cultivating vines, adoption, and our relationship with Jesus are amazing. New branches are often grafted onto healthy vines to produce […]

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Voracious Vines

The theme of Punch and Press, and of Brandon’s life, is developing people and cultivating potential. True to his nature, and to the roles he plays in my life, pastor, friend and boss, Brandon challenged me to grow when he asked me to write a guest post for Punch and Press. I’m so thankful that he shoves me right out of my comfort zone on a regular basis! – Lisa Malstrom voracious: (adj.) excessively greedy and grasping The last few years have comprised a particularly busy season of our lives. My […]

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