Quotes May 2015

It has been a delightful month except it has stormed a lot causing chaos for my husband’s nicely planned flight schedules.  I have enjoyed running a few mornings in our backyard.  The repetition of running in circles isn’t too boring since the our garden is in full bloom.  Here is just glimpse.    It is a nice season for us […]

Road Block or Hurdle

(Image from wikipedia) A roadblock is something big.  There is no way around it.  It clearly says turn around and go another way.  It is obvious.  The roadblock might be cancer, being fired, no visa, or even being kicked out of the country where you are serving.   The signs are clear you need to go in another direction.  (Image […]

A Tribute to My Daughter

It was the perfect dress.   It was elegant and could even be worn with a black shirt underneath to make it more Central Asian appropriate.  We had been looking at the different stores for a potential banquet dress for W.   It was July, and the banquet would not be until May.   We knew it would be our […]

Where are Your Desires Leading You: (James 2 Verses at a Time)

What do you desire?  Cain desired God’s acceptance but his sacrifice was rejected.   This made Cain angry.  God confronted Cain about his anger and warned him that sin was crouching at his door.  He must subdue it or it would become his master.  Instead of listening to God’s wisdom, Cain killed his brother.  Somehow he thought that would give […]

Endure Patiently (James Two Verses at a Time)

Even though some seasons are harder than others, each season has its challenges.   The challenge may be children who are sick or unruly.  It could even be conflict at work or health problems.  On the other hand, your challenge could be too much time on your hands or being too busy.  Our season is full of finishing school and […]