You have said, "Yes," as a mom to an international summer mission! You are beginning an exciting time of trusting the Lord in new ways. Even though you are committed, it's normal to feel hesitant. You may feel a little stressed because you have no idea how the financial support will come in, what you … Continue reading The Mom and the International Summer Mission
Who doesn’t love a good race! My boys have run cross-country and track, and I so enjoy the battling it out at the end as the athlete gives every ounce of energy to push past their opponent towards the finish line. I also love the beginning of long distance races, as each runner bursts out, … Continue reading Qualified, Yet not Measuring Up
What is the most shaping thing about you? What gives you your identity? Our identification speaks for us. ID Please: “Identification?” This is what I hear when traveling overseas. Really, I am being asked, “What country is your home? Where is the proof?” Or, “What is your identity?” For my international friends seeking to stay … Continue reading A Changed Identity Changing Everything
Last week it was soooo cold, and dreary. A tree in my yard seemed like it was trying so hard to bloom -- but was being held back by the sudden bursts of cold weather. The blowing wind and freezing temperatures were stifling growth. Everything seemed to be working against it. Doesn't it feel like … Continue reading Wanting Victory, Yet Feeling Defeated- What should I do?
This is Alyssa's story-- a friend and recent Aggie grad. I think you will like her short story and insight as she finds the gospel in the mundane. There was an administrative job that I had on campus a couple of years ago. It was mostly mundane kind of work, file this, print that, hold the … Continue reading A Very True Story about Shredding a Whole Bunch of Papers