I recently looked back at some of my early blog posts, dating back a little over thirteen years ago. I was in the middle of preparing to go to the mission field and, as I read, I was reminded of the many ways that the Lord prepared the way for me. I was single, young, … Continue reading The Perspective of Returning Home
Over thirteen year ago, I began writing my blog a couple of months before I left to serve cross-culturally in Thailand. I had wanted a place to share my thoughts, my struggles and my victories while I served in a new culture, language and country. It's fun to look back now and remember the situations … Continue reading Where Are You on the Writing Path?
In my mom's backyard garden, there was always a persistent patch of Forget-Me-Nots. Those tiny blue buds were a happy sight each spring, bursting forth with jubilation and triumph over their successfully large plot in a non-garden area in the yard. They were planted, with good intentions, in the middle of a grassy spot … Continue reading Unassuming Rebels
Ever since that snake incident many years ago, when I was out for a walk outside of my village in Mae Hong Son, I've tried to be very aware of my surroundings. As a deep thinker, I easily get absorbed in my thoughts and I'm not as aware of what's around me as I should … Continue reading Keeping Your Eyes Open
"I remember after my Dad died," I told a friend at the Mom's Bible Fellowship this morning, "that the depression was so bad and it was so hard. And I'm afraid of that happening again..."I went on to tell her that I wanted my people back in Thailand to know that we will need support … Continue reading Day 4: Hope #write31days