Most of us want to be liked, want to make a good impression. We hide the less desirable parts of our lives or ourselves. We worry about… Read more “The Things We Don’t Say Out Loud”
Indianapolis to Chicago to Vienna to L’viv
The alarm annoyed me with its buzzing, a cruel reminder of the day about to start. 4:00 A.M. “Get up,” I told myself. “You can’t miss the… Read more “Indianapolis to Chicago to Vienna to L’viv”
Sixteen “Homes” in Three Months
In the course of three months, my family will have stayed in SIXTEEN different places. Sixteen! Two of these were hotels. One was a conference center. The… Read more “Sixteen “Homes” in Three Months”
Mama, which house are we sleeping in tonight?
I shared before that missionary furlough isn’t what most people think it is. It’s not a vacation or time off. It’s a blessed, rich, crazy, chaotic whirlwind… Read more “Mama, which house are we sleeping in tonight?”
Re-Entering Earth’s Atmosphere…Or Just America
Do you remember those awkward pre-teen years? Remember feeling like you were always a little uncertain about how to act or what to say? Do you remember… Read more “Re-Entering Earth’s Atmosphere…Or Just America”
Why Transatlantic Travel Makes Me Crazy!
Seventeen and a half hours. Three countries. Four airports. Three flights. Two layovers. And thus begins missionary furlough – the time that a missionary spends in their… Read more “Why Transatlantic Travel Makes Me Crazy!”
Meet with us in person!
We’ll be in the U.S. on our first furlough this summer! This post is one of my periodic, bird’s eye updates on our family’s life and ministry… Read more “Meet with us in person!”
What do you do with the challenges in your life?
Life is challenging, no? Sometimes I consider how good I have it and how hard others’ lives are, and I think, “Man, what right do I have to… Read more “What do you do with the challenges in your life?”
Exploring the Concept of Home – Musings of a Missionary Kid
Image by Delfina de la Rúa Fotografía via Unsplash You might be a missionary kid if… You frequently can’t think of a word in your native language, and… Read more “Exploring the Concept of Home – Musings of a Missionary Kid”