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Duct Tape, Load Locks, and Waiting Rooms… Oh My!

Have you ever noticed that life doesn’t always go as planned?  In fact, I’ve come to the conclusion that it actually very seldom does.        It’s a lesson my kids have had to learn early….  We have a … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Packing is Like Bathing a Cat…

A lot of traveling happens in this house.  This is a wonderful part of our ministry, but it involves a lot of packing.  As in, a LOT of packing.  Having spent this past week readying Allen for his trip to Africa, I … Continue reading

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How Does My Garden Grow?

This is our garden.  Beautiful, isn’t it? Here, Nathan is pointing out to me his cucumber plants, named  Larry and Lufti. Why does he have to point them out?  Because, I CAN’T SEE THEM through the weeds! We didn’t plan … Continue reading

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Guest Post from 10 Year Old Rachel…

This week was an adventure.  I was going to post about it, but I discovered that Rachel had already written about it in her journal – and it was so good, I asked if she would be willing to share … Continue reading

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This is the Life… (of one International Missionary)

Have you ever wondered what the life of an international missionary looks like on a daily basis? Maybe not, but I certainly did before we became that family, and I had no idea how God would continually surprise me with … Continue reading

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The Love of Jesus – Sweet and Marvelous!

We have so much to share about the Philippines and we are trying to get out a report on all that happened while also gearing up for Sports Camp in Nicaragua!  (And we have very exciting news to share about … Continue reading

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Goodbyes

Adios.  Paalam na.  Kwaheri.  Goodbye.  It’s hard to say it in any language. It’s hard for daddy to say goodbye to his family before he flies out to other countries…   And then it’s hard for him to say goodbye … Continue reading

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Is It Safe To Travel Over There?

I’m often told to watch out or to be careful when I travel outside of the United States. People say  “It’s dangerous!”  “Don’t drink the water!”  “Carry your money in your socks!”  (That’s the funny one.  I’m a missionary!  Look … Continue reading

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We’d Love to Meet You Personally!

In the months of February and March, we will be visiting with some of our prayer partners at their local churches.  We’ll be in the Camp Verde area on February 8th at the Camp Verde Christian Church.  We’ll be in … Continue reading

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The Urgency of the Message… Ethiopia

I have to admit, I don’t feel much like blogging tonight.  Our dear friends’ newborn is fighting for his life tonight while his sweet mama is recovering from emergency surgery, in another hospital, 100 miles away from her baby.  It’s … Continue reading

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