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Happiness Is…

Hanging out your sheets to dry in the sun, and watching pelicans dive in the Sea. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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“That They Might Have Life”

(The following is an updated and edited version of a post I wrote a few years back.) We call ourselves pro-life. We say we believe that every life is precious. We advocate and debate and share heart-wrenching photos of the unborn on social media. We are dismayed at the thought of children losing their lives for… Continue reading “That They Might Have Life”

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A Perfect Morning

O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. Psalm 34:8 A perfect morning, sipping lattes in a little hideaway cove, watching the kids get out all their energy after weeks of rain.

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What I’m Reading Wednesday — Daring to Hope by Katie Davis Majors

Daring to Hope by Katie Davis Major is the second book by the same author. Her first book, Kisses from Katie, has been one of my favorites since I read it several years ago. I read Kisses from Katie while our family was on deputation for Honduras, and much of her passion for Uganda's orphans… Continue reading What I’m Reading Wednesday — Daring to Hope by Katie Davis Majors

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52 Weeks of Stillness

I sit here on this very first day of a brand new year, sipping my coffee in a favorite cup (they're all my favorites) and reflecting on all that the recent years have brought. I wonder with some excitement--and I confess a little bit of fear--what will this new year bring? I try to effectively… Continue reading 52 Weeks of Stillness

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The Dying Place

We knew going in that it would be impossible. The mission field God led us to was a place of innumerable needs, and we were completely incapable of meeting those needs ourselves. Here was this place, packed to the brim with dozens and dozens of emotionally and spiritually starved children, teens, and young adults. Each… Continue reading The Dying Place

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A Long Silence 

The truth is, life became so chaotically busy and hard, that the right words to share just wouldn’t come. Maybe you, too, have been in a place that was so full of beauty but yet so intensely painful all at the same time. You want to share the beauty because it is breathtaking, but it… Continue reading A Long Silence 

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The Dirty Truth of Missions

By dirty I mean dirt. And mud. And stinky smells. So much of it! Everywhere! In my house. On my floors. All over my children. I have never faced so much dirt on a daily basis or at such an extreme level. RV life had nothing on Honduras. Dirt is everywhere, staring me in the face,… Continue reading The Dirty Truth of Missions

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First Blog Post from Honduras!

On the one hand, I can't believe we have been here six months and this is my first blog post! On the other hand, it has been the craziest whirlwind of six months I have ever experienced. I have barely had time to breathe, let alone blog. With that said... Hi! From Honduras! It's beautiful… Continue reading First Blog Post from Honduras!