Category Archives: Life Lessons

Wandering the desert, waiting for the dawn.

The first of the year for most people draws them to make resolutions; to turn over a new leaf; to focus on becoming a better person. It’s like an energy boost that gives clarity and focus, but, unfortunately, does not … Continue reading

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Rootless wanderings

I’ve been in a “funk” the past few months that crescendoed like one of Beethoven’s symphonies and crashed like Niagara Falls. (Yes, I’m going for epic descriptions right now). As I’ve processed and pondered why I’ve reached this point I’ve come up … Continue reading

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Finding Wholeness

I sat on my porch drinking Kenyan “shai” while pondering life and what I was reading. Well, more specifically, pondering the freedom I’ve found in Christ and how cultures and travels have effected that. It’s a topic that’s been coming … Continue reading

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Dear single person,….

You are about to embark upon an adventure as you prepare to serve overseas in God’s big, beautiful world. Nine years ago I was standing where you were, preparing for the unknown. When I was preparing, there seemed to be … Continue reading

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She showed up again

There is a gal I know who shows up occasionally in my life. Well, in actuality she’s always present but I only occasionally notice she’s there. She’s very adaptable and quickly finds things to be “normal.” I first met her, … Continue reading

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Those Hands

Have you ever thought about what your body will look like when you go to heaven? No more scars, limps, aches and pains….(Before you launch into a theological debate on whether you will or will not have a physical body, … Continue reading

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From slave to free – God’s wisdom in guiding the Israelites

This year I decided to do a chronological Bible reading plan that, at the moment, has me reading the beginning of Exodus. Have you ever wondered why God gave the newly freed Israelites a load of rules and regulations to … Continue reading

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Listening

Today someone told a story. It was a modern-day reselling of Gideon with an Ethiopian twist. The story isn’t so important as the question he asked afterwards: “When did he hear God?” Then he asked when did the Israelites hear … Continue reading

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Refreshing Truth

Today was a definite rest day as I stayed in and had my own church, in a language that I could fully understand! One thing that was definitely refreshing was going through my online notes from reading Scripture and putting … Continue reading

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Those three little words

You know those three little words? Yeah, the ones that mean so much to someone you care about. The ones a lot of people don’t hear? Well, today has me pondering those three simple words. I….MISS….YOU Oh, did I surprise … Continue reading

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