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?
A few weeks ago, I entered the kitchen to get a cup of milk for each of my two young daughters. They were waiting for me in their beds, nearly ready to sleep for the night - or so I was hoping. Suddenly, I noticed some movement on the white tiled counter. Ants. And not … Continue reading Accepting a Slice of Chaos
Ever since my daughters were born, as a part of our day, we would often call my mom via Skype while we were eating breakfast. I'm sure it wasn't the most thrilling conversation for my mom but it was such a normal interaction and it made it feel like she was close even though she was … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Include #FMF
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
One of the first things you may hear when you're preparing to go to the mission field is to be ready to adapt. Obviously, when you move to a different country and a different culture and a different language, you will NEED to adapt. I'm not talking about that. Yes, that's important and yes, that … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Adapt #FMF