God’s heart

Jan 24

God’s heart

“I have but one passion: It is He, it is He alone. The world is the field and the field is the world; and henceforth that country shall be my home where I can be most used in winning souls for Christ.” — Count Nicolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf My first trip to the city of Edinburgh was shortly after Mark and I married. We went up to visit with...

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the nitty gritty

Jan 19

the nitty gritty

I’m trying to be very disciplined about posting updates on this site, so even though I don’t have a ton to say today, I’m going to continue with a Monday post in order to keep my momentum going. So just a few thoughts on life as it is right now: Two big things happened last week – we received the kids’ British passports and purchased...

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made in His likeness

Jan 12

made in His likeness

In the Hebrew language, my name means “Who is like God?” Kind of a heavy meaning name. And it perfectly fits the topic that has been on my mind this week. Last week, we had another special speaker at the Bible school, and he said something that has played over and over in my mind. He said that many times we think that if we’re really getting...

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dreaming big

Jan 05

dreaming big

As the reality of Monday hits, and as we’re all thinking about a new year and what may or may not happen this year, I keep coming back to this same verse: A man’s mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them sure. Proverbs 16:9 AMP Mark and I celebrated our anniversary on Friday night, and my parents decided to just have the kids spend the...

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humility and goodness

Dec 29

humility and goodness

Over the past few weeks, I’ve really felt this strong impression of God’s goodness. Like everything I read, everywhere I look, every other thought I have all goes back to the goodness of God. It’s foundational. We have to know, in our very being, that God is good, and He is good to us. As our Father, He adores us, He desires our best, He loves us....

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avoiding the Grinch

Dec 22

avoiding the Grinch

Yesterday, while walking around downtown Denver with my family, my middlest told his Chan how the Grinch should really come at Halloween and not at Christmas, because he’s scary and belongs with Halloween . . . or something similar to that. Fast forward to that evening as I’m laying on the couch, trying to relax after a long day, and Mark is ironing and...

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what I keep before me

Dec 15

what I keep before me

Last week was a zinger . . . had to say goodbye to our dog of 15 years, had to replace the hot water heater, received word back regarding the boys’ British passports and for no apparent reason, we were required to resubmit our paperwork, and on it went, ending with a puking 5 year old. By Friday night, I was just totally worn out. FRIED. Not to mention that...

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