Joy

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Laughing Lines

Jun 16, 2014 by

“…she laughs at the days to come.” Proverbs 31:25 i. Hannah was a German exchange student befriended by my daughter and her friends their junior year, and theirs was a […]

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Consider It Joy

Jun 2, 2014 by

I am spectacularly clumsy. I have been known to fall over just standing because I am delicate and graceful like that, so while I was in Kenya, I had to […]

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So these stones shall become a memorial…. Joshua 4:7c i. I saw it sitting on my sister’s kitchen counter and it was the kind of thing I wanted to pick up […]

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Motherless daughters. At first glance that might seem like an odd turn of phrase – especially the week before Mother’s Day when you were probably expecting a sweet and simple […]

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Last fall, I visited India for the first time. India – a country full of contradictions, religions, people groups and languages. India – where there are sacred cows in the […]

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My husband and I had gone camping as kids growing up, and even been camping once as a couple before kids. But we never took the camping plunge as a […]

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I had seen several posts on Instagram of couples looking so fun and whimsically romantic that I decided to look for a moment like this for my husband, Art, and […]

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Hosanna

Apr 14, 2014 by

I fell in “like” with Haiti before I even stepped off the plane. But I’m here now. I’m here. And I’m in love. It has been months of planning and […]