Tag: Personal

We’re Going On A (Western) Adventure!

Remember when I shared a personal appeal to pray for missionaries? And then I wrote about the events from my high school and college years that led up to the beginning of our missionary journey? Well it’s finally officially happening! To paraphrase a famous hobbit: “We’re going on an adventure!” Ours just happens to head west to the Rocky Mountains, instead […]

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How Was Your 2015?

How was your 2015? Mine was a confusing jumble of mountaintop experiences and dismal unending plateaus. If you’ve watched The Lord of the Rings, I often felt like I was stuck in the dead marshes. But like Frodo and his faithful companion Sam discovered, the marshes do not last forever. Neither do the hard seasons. And looking […]

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Pray for Missionaries: A Personal Appeal

I’ve recently been sharing some ideas about praying for missionaries (here and here). How would you like a real-life opportunity to put those things into practice? As some of you know, my husband and I have felt God’s call to be missionary church-planters in the intermountain West. We’ve had a long stretch of waiting and preparing as he […]

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Real Life Stuff – Liebster Blog Award

I know, I know. You’re probably getting information overload about me! I went so long without sharing much “real life stuff” and now here’s the fourth post in only three weeks. I promise, that’s slowing down, and I’ll only do another of these the next time it’s raining poodles in Belgium on Tuesday at 5. […]

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Real Life Stuff – food and randomness

I am sort of a foodie. I like to dream about how unbelievable food will be in heaven, when we won’t need to eat but we’ll get to eat. Can you even imagine? I think any food with tomatoes and melted cheese is absolutely perfect. Add basil, and it’s beyond perfect. Some favorites are Margherita pizza, meat lasagna, […]

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Real Life Stuff – hobbies, tv & movies

I am a multi-dimensional person. In other words, a hobby geek. If you read my first post about “Real Life Stuff,” then you already know I’m a lover of (written) words. I am also a bit of a computer geek. Ask me how to do something and I can probably figure it out for you. Or […]

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Real Life Stuff – the word edition

Welcome to the first installment of “Real Life Stuff” – discovering who the person behind all these words really is. This was originally going to be one post. And then you all asked some great questions, and so I’ve broken it into a couple posts instead. For today, all the stuff about writing and reading […]

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