A friend private messaged me a couple of weeks ago and at the end of her message she said, "I'd love to hear how you are really doing!"How many times do we ask people "how are you?" and just carry on without listening for a response? I think overall we really don't want to take… Continue reading How are you really doing?
Lately I've been thinking a lot about faith. The bible says in order for God to work in your life, all you need to have is the faith of a mustard seed.With the faith of a mustard seed, God parted the Red Sea for the Israelites to cross over when their enemies were pursuing them,… Continue reading When the fog rolls in…
Since I came home from my mission's trip, I have spent so much time processing. I've been trying to stay away from "right" and "wrong" thinking, as our countries are so dramatically different. I have tried to look at the differences in understanding the two cultures for where they are.Being a welfare kid, I thought… Continue reading About…reflection
(Photo: Some of the UBS college students and Galilee orphanage kids with our team and staff)One of my fears in coming home is that you will look at my pictures and videos of where I've been and see random people, but you will miss the special place they each hold in my heart and in… Continue reading About…Myanmar
I'm having a difficult time writing this blog. I really want to share about a hope I have in my heart, but I feel inadequate to do so today. I don't have experience in this subject, but I'm not apologetic about that. And in the spirit of full disclosure, I will admit this subject is… Continue reading About…hope
Today we are 6 weeks from my first real overseas mission's trip. I've missioned stateside numerous times and to Mexico a couple of times, and those each had their own lessons - and that was just about as uncomfortable as I wanted to get.But God has other plans.When I was called to Myanmar, I didn't… Continue reading About…obedience
Today’s post is written by Jessica McCracken. She writes at http://www.godsneezes.com We've been on a journey to adoption for about ten months and along the way we have often heard You're amazing! It's nice to hear. The last ten months have been hard. The adrenaline rush that comes from following what you think you heard… Continue reading You’re Amazing!
Today's post is written by Vikki Huisman. She writes at http://www.vikki.huisman.com It’s very early in the morning. The kids are still sleeping. The hubby, silently clicking his mouse, is hard at work at Job #2 before he heads off to Job #1. And me? I’m scrolling through the internet news to see what celebrities did… Continue reading About Worry: Nobody Panic-A Guest Post by Vikki Huisman
I have an addictive personality. If I hear a word repeatedly, I will easily and unintentionally adopt it into my vocabulary. "Dude" is a great example of this. Just out of high school, everyone I knew - girl and boy alike - was a dude. And it was mostly used as "Yah dude", as I… Continue reading About…food
I feel like I'm doing a book journal entry right now...head hung because it has been soooo long so I'm not sure where to start or what to write! So....I'll start with this. I have good news and bad news. Which would you like first? The bad news? Okay... My blog post won't be here… Continue reading About…blogging