The Need to Connect

(photo credit: TJ) “Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor.  For if they fall, one will lift up his companion.. Ecc 4:9,10a) When we first moved to West Africa, I thought, “I can do this. I can make friends.  I feel confident in who I am and what God is doing in me.” Our first […]

Wisdom from a Friend

This week started off full of stress for me. We moved this last weekend. I was tired. Our family wasn’t relating well and I wasn’t dealing with it well. Partly I was discouraged thinking that all the things we had worked on the past year were for nought. Monday morning God sent me a friend who was willing to listen […]

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. […]

A Season for Gardening

I have been exploring other blogs lately and enjoyed reading about gardening and friendship at Leaving a Legacy. It reminded me of how thankful I am for the friends God has sent my way. I thought I would also add my first picture. My kids and I were at the Botanical Gardens yesterday taking some fun pictures.