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Life is a journey

As I laid on my back on a hintă (porch swing), I watched the clouds passing overhead turn from white to grey while the sun tried to shine through. I could hear my friend, Ada, and her brother picking sour cherries … Continue reading

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Getting personal with singleness

“May I ask you a personal question?” he asked me. I’m not one to shy away from personal questions and I’d had some conversations with this businessman turned fellow missionary over the weekend here at Liberty University’s Next Steps. “Sure, … Continue reading

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Urbana day 4

And so we end the awesomeness of Urbana. With 800 people committing for the first time or recommitting to follow Christ and also 4224 individuals committing to long term missions, it was an impactful conference. We sang in the new … Continue reading

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Urbana day 3

I write this on the morning of Day 4 and things are getting fuzzy. Thankfully we were allowed an extra 1/2 hour of sleep as we will ring in the new year with the 16,000 participants by taking communion together. … Continue reading

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Urbana day 2

Yesterday saw the close of the second day of Urbana. It went out in style with us joining in and participating in building “care kits” for those in Swaziland who care for people infected with HIV/AIDS. Imagine 16,000 students building … Continue reading

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Urbana day 1

Urbana day 1 has come and gone and it ended in snow. What a great way to end the day! (Elizabeth and Natalie made a snowman that got stationed to flag down the bus) I’ve been challenged by the sessions … Continue reading

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URBANA has arrived..

…well, at least in the sense that tomorrow (Christmas Day) I fly to St. Louis, MO to start helping our Wycliffe team set up. I’m excited! (Plus, it’s supposed to snow which means for this Florida girl it could be … Continue reading

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I finally get to go!

“Where do you get to go?” you ask. To URBANA! InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF) holds a triennial missions conference called URBANA (it used to be in Urbana, IL) that helps students, alumni, and others explore God’s heart for missions and … Continue reading

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What I Do Matters!

Yesterday, as we (Wycliffe USA) celebrated Scriptures that have been completed or reprinted, I rejoiced with the people who can now learn about God in the language of their heart – the language they grew up speaking. I also look … Continue reading

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Resting in His hands

Today, as I checked a newsletter for a gal, I once again wished I could go with the people I am sending overseas instead of staying in the US. Especially as I work with three young ladies who are going … Continue reading

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