pearls

I was going to edit my previous post and add this, but instead, I think I just want to let it flow as it is . . . Over the past 6 months of living in Scotland, we've discovered a few things: the Scottish are different from the English; the politics, the culture, and the…

an update

As our eighth month in the UK comes to a close, three things are clear: I need an office assistant, we are in a stretching season, and nothing is easy. Yet the one thing that overrides all of those is that God is good. We cling to His goodness always, and we're learning more and…

6 months in . . .

I realize I need to post more updates about what we're up to and how things are going, so this is less of a processing post and more of a status update: January and February were incredibly busy for us as we visited churches, looked for a location for the school, met with pastors, finished…

my thoughts

Have to say that I have had my share of bad news and difficulties when it comes to setting up a Bible school in a foreign country, trying to move our family there, and attempting to get visas for 5 others. It's been tough!! And I've been working on all of this for a year!…

His plans

Jeremiah 29:11 NLT "For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope." I haven't written for quite some time . . . mainly because I don't know what to say. We applied for my spouse…

He directs our steps

We attempted a last minute family vacation this past weekend. The goal was to allow Mark and the kids a chance to see more of the US before we move. I had never seen Mt. Rushmore, and it seemed like a bearable trip to make with three children under 5 and one dog. Little did…

trusting and waiting

Over the past 10 days, we've waited and waited, got what we thought was a "GO!" and started planning, and then got a big "STOP." And now, it feels like we're just sitting as we don't know what the next step is. And I'm not going to bore everyone with immigration details. I'm so tired…