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Woven Together

Four and a half years ago, my family made an impromptu trip to Kansas to help move my Mom into a nursing home. It was a somber trip, one that we were not quite prepared to take. One day, she had been full of life. The next, we thought that we would likely lose her. She doesn’t remember that we […]

Ten Year Blogiversary

Blogiversary is such a weird word and I don’t really like it. But I spent the last hour trying to find the very first blog post I ever wrote and since it did not have a helpful title (More Answers than Questions), it seems I am compelled to use a word I don’t particularly like, so that ten years from […]

We Wish You a Merry Christmas!

Dear Family and Friends, This year has not been what any of us hoped for when we were anticipating 2020. The unexpected, the uncertainties and the unprecedented nature of this year have left all of us reeling. Yet this year has brought joy in the midst of sorrow, hope when all seemed lost and a deeper love for others. As this […]

The In Between

Everyone went with me to take the oldest to play practice yesterday. As we pulled up to a stop sign in our neighborhood, I looked to my right and the sky was dark and stormy. Then I looked to my left and the skies were blue and the sun was shining bright. As we continued on, I was overwhelmed with […]

Lessons from Ecuador

I have had the privilege of being a part of eight short term missions trips in my lifetime. Each one has been unique and has taught me many important lessons, so I knew our planned mission trip to Ecuador this summer would be the same. From the very beginning, it seemed like God had a lot he wanted to teach […]