Author Archives: Martin Lehman

About Martin Lehman

I was born 92 years ago, the son of a Mennonite pastor and organic gardener in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. At age 10 I was baptized as a member of the Marion Mennonite Church. I own the "Old Fool" moniker because I want to walk the Jesus Way even though the world and much of the church takes me as a fool for doing so. In my life I have moved from being a young conservative to an elderly radical. I tell that story in My Faith Journey posted on my website.

The New Year (2019)

With absolute quietness the New Year sneaked up on us and captured the world’s attention. On the afternoon, me on my electric powered scooter quietly fourd our way through the halls of Greencroft to the healthcare exit just across from … Continue reading

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Christmas 2018

The Christmas story remains the same, but the way we observe it changes. When I was very young, my Aunt Lizzie lived in our home and each year she gave me a doll baby. I accepted her gift, but when … Continue reading

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Back again

All of us are approaching the official Thanksgiving Day and I am giving thanks now for what health I have. You all know I am 92 years old and getting older each hour of every day.  Joyce and I still … Continue reading

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