Category Archives: Life Lessons

Snap, Crackle, Pop means Rest

Sometimes, it seems that life is just crashing around you. You try to move forward but find a door slammed shut. Frustration sets in as you’re just not sure what to do because every effort to move forward is thwarted. I … Continue reading

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When God takes the lead out of your boots

Sometimes I have lead in my boots – figuratively. It’s easier to move a person in motion than one standing still. There are the times I feel like I have lead in my boots and I can’t get myself to … Continue reading

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Finding completion

Since I’ve been back in the USA I’ve had lots of questions that either I struggle to answer or just have to tell the person to pick a different question as I didn’t have an answer or couldn’t emotionally handle … Continue reading

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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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