It has been a long, bizarre, stressful, unsettling 10 days. I don’t know where to begin or what to say, but to suffice for now…I am being forced to leave my home here. I’m not sure which day exactly, but soon. So I am packing up, saying goodbyes. Laughing and crying and praying with my … Continue reading An Abrupt End
The timing of my last post about fear is almost comical. Lets just say that starting Tuesday morning I have had to utilize all I have been learning about fear recently, and then some. I’m finding rest in God’s truth in the face of some unexpected giants this week. Feeling pressed, but not crushed. Please, … Continue reading Not Fearing…for real.
The Bible talks a lot about fear. It tells us over and over to fear God and nothing else. To be of good courage. Never to fear man. This theme has been coming up over and over these last few weeks in my life. It feels like time to talk about it. A few months ago … Continue reading Good Courage
While I love the communal, eating with my hands thing during meals with locals, there are still a few foods that I’m still getting the hang of eating. Weka is one of them. They eat a lot of okra here. Weka is okra that has been dried in the sun and pounded into a powder. … Continue reading Weka
Monthly all of the staff at the centers get together for a time of prayer. There is a short devotion, some singing, sharing of center needs, then we pray together in small groups. This week it was my turn in the rotation to lead the devotion. The teacher who was running things called me up … Continue reading Leading and Following