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.
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
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!
"...getting to feel free and easy..." Anyone else love that old Rodgers & Hammerstein movie The King and I? Today, I'm participating in a fun "getting to know you" style blog hop with the ladies from the Baptist Missionary Women Blog. If you've ever wondered what women on the mission field are really like, you… Continue reading Getting to Know You…
How much is a life worth, anyway? The cost of two grande caramel macchiatos? The cost of one large pizza? The cost of a happy meal? There are times when I have thought, "I wish I could give more, but what I have to give is so little. It wouldn't even make a dent in… Continue reading Mission: 40 Little Things
I fear I may have unwittingly given some of you the hilarious misconception that our deputation travels are a fairy-land of adventurous bliss, relaxing drives and scenic vistas. We have made (and are still making) tons of fun memories over the last few months! We are also 6 people sharing a bathroom the size of a pizza… Continue reading A Tour of our Deputation Home
Have you ever seen a child's face light up at the sight of sprinkles? Give them cake, and it's a nice treat. Add sprinkles and it just jumped a thousand points on the awesomeness meter. I'm a sprinkle lover myself. Everything's better with sprinkles! Sometimes I add sprinkles to my children's oatmeal, just to see… Continue reading Life with Jesus is Sweet