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My goal for this blog is to be transparent with those of you who read here via email or the WWW. I have tried to talk about the good and the hard in these posts. My post today is probably... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2018 at Available
I can't believe I didn't blog for the last month I was in Israel. Well. I can believe it because I was busy working and running around the country, I just like seeing those moments here since it seems more... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2018 at Available
You may be able to click on photos to see them bigger and zoom in as you wish to view details.... just heads up on that. I haven’t been to Jerusalem in like 10 days…so on my day off Thursday... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2017 at Available
I got a text this morning from a #village member. Because of the time change I got it early in the morning and did not see it until I woke. Attached to what they said to me personally was a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at Available
Today is my first day to experience church in Israel. Last week I overslept- I didn’t sleep all night, went to breakfast and laid back down. My alarm went off and I evidently hit “off” instead of “snooze” So waking... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2017 at Available
The difficult thing about having a blog is somehow writing what you really are thinking, explaining it, and hoping that somehow it makes sense yet doesn't make anyone think poorly of you, get mad at you, or think you are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2017 at Available
I check in on Delta to go to Israel in 60 days. What has felt so far away is suddenly feeling really close. The surety I seem to have most days doesn't seem very sure at this moment. My job... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2017 at Available
This was a blog post I evidently worked on during a week or two in the US after my first 4 months in Honduras. There are moments in life where things seem to collide. Some call it coincidence. Some call... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2017 at Available
4 years ago today I had just started my 3rd week of what would be 3 ½ years of living in Honduras. 7 months ago this week I returned to the US from that life. My anticipation was to return... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Available
I recently went to surprise my friend for her 40th birthday. I had planned the trip 4 months before. Because of winter storm jalepeno or whatever it was called, I moved my flight up because of a possible ice snow... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at Available
In returning to the states I anticipated rolling back into my old life. Hanging out with the same folks, eating at my favorite spots, settling into a routine and newfound freedom from 85-100 kids, 21 days of work in a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2017 at Available
I Saw this on Instagram from George's Farmers Market (one day I am going to make it over there by the way!) I took a screenshot of it and as the last couple of days it just kind of stuck... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2016 at Available
I have timehop on my phone which reminds me of all kinds of things I've posted on social media. Sometimes I've even confused myself- read a comment Scott Fillmer sent to me on a Uganda trip and for awhile I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2016 at Available
So I'm spending some time away from Emmanuel for my day off and thought I would take a moment to blog to show you all I am still alive. Also to explain this box I received. Hundreds of you have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2016 at Available
Had a team of High Schoolers from Florida leave Friday and a team of Union University folks come in Saturday. Like the countdowns in the states our kids have been waiting Holy Week to start.... School is out just now... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2016 at Available
I was going to post some more photos from Christmas but the reality of the internet here, even the fancier faster one in the office, is just way to frustrating. I will try to make sure to post more when... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at Available
I know some of you have been waiting for a post about Christmas here you go. We celebrate Christmas here on the 24th- lunch this year was hotdogs and then we do gifts. Thanks to the amazing coordination of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at Available
It's my third Christmas that I've lived in Honduras. The first Year I got to go to the US for most of the month. My last Christmas in Alabama and my first time to spend time in Ohio. Last year... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2015 at Available
Before I can blog about anything more recent than 1992 I need to update you guys on my time in the states. And since I have some good stuff to talk about I figured I better get on it. I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2015 at Available
I know I haven´t blogged in 2 months. I was in the states for a month and there will be a post about that soon. But today I wanted to talk about one of my #villagers. Most of you know... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2015 at Available
Since the end of June I've been doing a point system for my girls. I think I've blogged about it some. Well this last 2 week period we announced that any girl with a point for their correct clothes and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2015 at Available
Some photos to go with the previous blogs. :) Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2015 at Available
As I read things on twitter, or hear stories of people going to India, some tribe in Africa that has no bible, some place in China, or some far away place people are going to areas where no one has... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2015 at Available
It seems it has been almost a month since I posted last. And also another year I have been alive. Yes. 41 is staring me in the face. That means I am beginning my 42nd year in just a few... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at Available
I´ve been staring at this computer screen trying to think of what to say. So much time has passed (sorry it´s been so long) that it is difficult to start with the was and the current what´s happenin. So let... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2015 at Available