We are deeply grateful for the gift of a family vacation and for all the individuals who blessed us and made it possible. BUT, the icing on the cake was … More Enjoying the harvest
Insurance is a noun and is defined as “a means of guaranteeing protection or safety” (Merriam-Webster). Apparently, it is a noun that has a verb-like function offering its recipient a guarantee of something pretty huge, peace of mind. One company offers the promise of “enriching the lives of people we touch”. That is a good … More Isn’t It Ironic
may be the very definition of anxiety “39 kids ages 0-6 getting blood work done in the same room” … More Anxious about nothing
I’ve been struggling. I know I need to communicate with those of you who are standing here beside us in your prayers, in your support, and in love; I simply do not know what to say. So much is going on with earthquake recovery, church planting, camp maintenance, upcoming teams and with daily life that … More Standing on the Edge
WAIT. Anyone who knows me at all, knows very well that I do NOT wait well. Personally, I am pretty sure that I was not created to wait!! And yet this week alone two people who are very close to me have spoken a word from God that they personally received during their time with … More I Hate the Word Wait
The Holiday Season has come and gone. We had 11 house guest in three weeks, made 6 trips to the airport in Guayaquil and have been completely ¨under the weather¨. Do I sound like I am whining? I totally AM!! What does it mean anyway to be “under the weather”? I’m pretty sure the person … More Under The Weather
It is a BEAUTIFUL day here today. The sun is shining, the horses are galloping free, the calf is head-butting the children and the roosters are singing their morning song. Wait, we don’t have roosters. Why are those roosters cackling so close to my window? Must check into that! Anyway, it really is a beautiful … More Merry Christmas y Feliz Navidad!
An hour into our Bible Study/Discipleship group last night, I was startled by the sudden presence of a man standing in the window watching us. Our hostess jumped up explaining, “Here is my surprise for you all.” As she opened the door to welcome Manuel (named changed) into our group, I found that it would … More Second Chances
It was the pies that brought us back to reality. … More BERRY Interesting
We have had another down week here in the camp. Actually, we have had an entire month with out camps! While that is not great news for the camp and the budget, it has played out nicely for us in getting things done! But this week as my daughter stared at me with the bugged … More Nesting………or Nuts?