Quote for July

This morning we were able to get a care package from some friends brought over by a hiking team from their church. It was a blessing to all of us. I am especially treasuring the handwritten notes from two of my dearest friends. I thought I would share a quote from Charles Spurgeon that was in one of the notes. […]

Waiting in Expectation

Prayer has been on my mind the past few days as I have been praying for Noel on his trip, our language studies, friends back home and our team. This morning I read Ps 5:4. It says “In the morning I lay down my requests before you and wait in expectation.” I found myself thinking about my expectations to my […]

Tears in a Bottle

Psalm 56:8b says “You have collected all my tears in a bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.” I had my first cry since we arrived here on Monday. I was frustrated and tired of things that should have been simple not being simple. Once it started, it kept coming and wouldn’t stop. I was overdue for a […]

The Climb

This picture was taken when W. was 5 years old. We were hiking at Acadia National Park in Maine and W was determined that she was going to make it to the top of the mountain. My DH and I took turns carrying Big D (who was almost two) on our backs in a carrier. Parts of the hike required […]

Random Quotes

I love quotes. I am always writing them down in my notebook and thought I would share a few. 1. From A Quarter past Tuesday , a dad tells his daughter, ” Kids, we have roots deeper than the opinions of other people.” 2. “Life is hard. You either roll with the punches or get knocked out.” Me 3. Tony […]