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Morning Joy

"...weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning...To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent." {excerpts from Psalm 30}

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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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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!

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Home Is…

Recently, on Instagram, I saw a hashtag game called “Move it Up Monday”, where you are supposed to find an old photo of a pretty spot in your house and repost it to inspire others in their home decor. I thought that sounded like fun, but as I searched through my photos, I realized I… Continue reading Home Is…

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Memorial Day in the Little House

Today we celebrated Memorial Day in a nice little RV park in South Dakota. It was a little chilly and windy, but warm enough to play baseball outside with the neighbor kids and grill some brats for a Jarvis-style cookout.   "Jarvis-style" means simple. Meat. A couple of easy sides. And a fun dessert. Lily and… Continue reading Memorial Day in the Little House

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This Journey, This Road, This Home ~Part 1

-The Road to {Contentment} on this Journey We Call Home- If you follow me on Facebook, Instagram, or this blog, you'd hopefully agree that *most* of my posts about this last year of travel and deputation are shared in a positive light. I enjoy sharing the fun memories and amazing things we've seen and experienced… Continue reading This Journey, This Road, This Home ~Part 1