“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 As the world laments, “Why, O Lord...?” (Psalm 10:1) In the wake of tragedy in Paris, displaced people groups, issues surrounding racism, and many other dark events that occupy our evening news, it is easy … Continue reading The Hard Eucharisteo
This has definitely been a summer full of transition and blessings! I was fully funded by June (Praise Jesus!), Bobby and I got married in July, and we just returned from our honeymoon/mission trip in the Philippines a few days ago. It was wonderful to experience God’s beautiful creation on these islands, for Bobby to … Continue reading A Beautiful View
I have a new favorite pastime: washing dirty dishes. Sometimes it’s a pastime chosen out of delight; most of the time its a pastime that just has to get done. Now when I say “pastime” that may confuse you. I refer to that word as a “distraction” or “diversion.” And usually, by mid-dish, enjoyment eventually … Continue reading I’m a stubborn fork.
"Return, O my soul, to your rest, for the Lord has dealt bountifully with you." [Psalm 116:7] Things to remember in the midst of stress and moments when I feel absolutely inadequate: I have warm socks, sweet coffee, and amazing grace. The Lord has been generous with me.
I'm in America. Accepting the fact that I had to leave the Philippines was one of the hardest things I dealt with the past three months. It has been 3 days since I arrived back in the States. I literally stayed up all night, therefore, I am writing this blog now...so my body is obviously … Continue reading It’s 6:28 AM