Holy Week. It is a time of excitement, a time to reflect, a time to grow. This week is one of the most powerful moments in the Christian calendar, leading up to Easter, that glorious morning that has forever changed history! This year, my focus has been channeled into a somewhat narrowed aspect of what … More Holy Week for a Whole World
“You never really understand someone until you walk in their shoes.” A quote that’s been around so much, no one seems really sure who first said it. But isn’t there such truth in the sentiment? There’s probably a saying like this in many cultures, I would imagine. Well, it is proving true in my life … More Welcome to Mommyhood
How do I begin to describe the moment that tiny little crying baby is placed in my arms for the first time? Not with human words, I can tell you that much. It is a feeling, a state of being, that goes far beyond what words can capture. In a moment everything changes. For nine … More A Deep, Deep Love: Eliza is Born
Matt 17:24-27 When they came to Capernaum, the collectors of the two-drachma tax went up the Peter and said, “Does your teacher not pat tax?” Peter replied “Yes.” When he came into the house, Jesus spoke to him first saying, “What do you think, Simon? From whom do kings of the earth take toll or … More Have you ever caught a fish with money in it’s mouth?
Kirby and I have some incredibly exciting news! We’re having a baby! And it’s a girl! What an incredible journey this has been. We first learned that we were expecting a baby one week after we were appointed by World Gospel Mission to serve as missionaries in the Czech Republic! Talk about a future unknown! New … More 2+1=3
It seems to me that a lot of stories about marriage are written from an extreme of emotion instead of a neutral state. Either people write when they are at an emotional high in their oneness or they write from a low of struggle. Neither of these ideas or states are bad to write from, … More Journey As One
Moving can be a weird concept. But then again, staying in the same place your whole life can also be a weird concept. I’ve seen cultures that thrive on the one and simply don’t get the other. But in our culture, it seems that whether you live in one place or move around a lot, … More Moving In – A Lesson in the Glory of the Cross