...and tears over toilet paper? Yep that's me! Planning on packing up our family's life and moving across the country is emotional, and a lot of hard work, that's a given. And we're doing it! We decided a few months ago to go to move across the country; we sold our home, (in 3 days!), … Continue reading Crying Over Creamer…
Rejoicing in the depths of despair? Seems kind of like an oxymoron huh? How can one be happy, or joyful in really desperate times? When I was going through all my eye trauma, which started on 2016, I was really struggling with that part in faith, you know... being grateful in all things, As the … Continue reading Rejoicing in the Depths of Despair
Written January 12, 2018: And the day is here... I'm starting to pack and feeling exhilarated and nervous all at the same time. Lots of packing to do, and even more purging ahead. We've lived in our home for 8 years, we completed our family here, so I have a plethora of memories, momentos, and … Continue reading Packing Party Commencement Day
Have you ever fasted? I hadn't really thought about it until I watched that infamous "Fat Sick and Nearly Dead" documentary with Joe Cross and I fell in love with the concept of it all. Of course it makes sense to give our bodies a break and let it heal itself! The surge of micro-nutrients … Continue reading Just Because You CAN Doesn’t Mean You SHOULD
I started this blog post on November 19, 2017: I often hear people sharing stories about how God "talked to them"; God told me this, or God said that... I've never HEARD God, but I surely have been lead by the Holy Spirit (usually I obey, but sometimes I'm embarrassed or not brave enough to … Continue reading God, Was That You?
This morning as I was walking into work, a co-worker had left a sweet gift in my mailbox with a little, super moisturizer and some chocolate kisses. I immediately went to her to say THANKS, and show her how impeccable her timing is! I had an empty bottle of hand cream in my purse that … Continue reading It’s a God Thing
I'm here to share my journey honestly with you, and to be completely honest, a couple days into my trip, the weight of the mission took its toll on me. Emotionally and physically exhausted, the extreme poverty I saw everywhere was crushing my heart. The heat, humidity and the schedule was exhausting. I can't believe … Continue reading The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
there is this incredible, intuitive dance that all the drivers seem to do; driving in-between lanes, passing on any lane, swooping around scooters and bikes and jeepneys and trikes and sidecars and pedestrians... It's pretty frighteningly fantastic!
It was very important for me to document my mission trip and share it with you, because it was YOU who made it happen! All your donations, prayers and support helped make if possible so I wanted to make sure I share this with you, as it’s your journey too. Extreme Response (ER) Christmas Party … Continue reading Day 2: Because of You & the 1st Christmas Party too
Do you remember the first stamp you got on your passport? If you’ve had the privilege of traveling outside of your home country, then I’m sure you remember your first passport stamp (unless you were a international traveling tot or something), well mine was today! I was pretty disappointed about not being able to take … Continue reading Day 1: Stamp, Sights, Stuff & Spaghetti