I half-apologize for the silence on my blog lately. Not really, though, because things haven’t been all that silent in our home…
Two weeks ago our little girl surprised us with her arrival!
Jael was born on January 12 at 12:47pm, after a very short and uncomplicated labor. I want to […]
We made it 30 kilometers in 4 hours…
welcome to a German ”Stau.”
Last week after meeting up with some friends, we got stuck in a traffic jam on the way home. The Autobahn was lined with cars and we were only moving inches at a time (hard to imagine on a highway that is […]
Have you ever been to a confession booth?
And to be honest, I don’t have any desire to either. Unless it is a confession booth like the one that Donald Miller and some friends once set up on their college campus, where instead of people coming to disclose their sinful secrets, they were […]
After almost 4 months of not blogging (I’ve been working behind the scenes on an online blogging course by Jeff Goins), I’m back at it!
My last post was on Halloween, in which I shared my uncertainty of what to make of it. Well, now another […]
We have all likely seen (or been) that parent who, in an attempt to get their fussy, distracted baby to eat something, tried sneakily coaxing their little one, ”Open up wide, the airplane’s coming in for a landing!”
Sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn’t. Babies kinda have a mind of their own.
Can’t quite believe I answered with that when I was younger; today I can’t imagine working in the medical field! I’m very thankful for the people who do, but I know I’m definitely not cut out for it. Uh-uh. No way.
Now that’s more like it. I remember playing with a […]
So much is happening in the Middle East right now….I don’t understand it all and haven’t been able to keep up with everything, but it’s on my heart.
I just wanted to share these verses from Psalm 122 that I was encouraged with this morning. When we don’t know what to do, we can always […]
Today marks one year of my husband and I living in Germany! It’s crazy to think of when we landed in Frankfurt on August 30, 2011, and consider how far the Lord has brought us since then – what we’ve experienced, the challenges we’ve faced, how we have grown and the ways God has used […]
About a month ago, a verse caught my attention: 1 Chronicles 16:4 – It says that David “appointed some of the Levites to minister before the ark of the Lord, to make petition, to give thanks, and to praise the Lord, the God of Israel.”
The Levites were the “worship leaders” of the Israelites, and […]
Last weekend I was on a retreat for one of my classes. We had been told to come prepared with a list of a dozen or so life-events and a short description of how they impacted us. I had listed things like my grandma’s death, coming to Prairie, marrying Mogi, etc. We then divided those […]
- Returning to the Valley after a Mountain-top ExperienceDon’t you wish it were possible to bottle up memories? To preserve them in a jar that you […]
- To Those Stuck in the SaturdayWhat is one to do on a weekend that’s supposed to be celebrating life when death seems to […]
- Fascinated by the Father“Papa!” he says, pointing to the coffee cup. And a few minutes later, […]
- Why the Little Things Matter to GodI half-apologize for the silence on my blog lately. Not really, though, because things […]
- When God Invites Us into His Christmas PreparationsToday is December 23rd. The day before Christmas Eve. Even though it doesn’t feel like […]
- Returning to the Valley after a Mountain-top Experience
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