Choices, Destiny, Finishing, Marriage, Misfit, Missionary, Missions, Perspective

Taking Note

We take notes, leave notes or send notes of things that are important to remember. There's an entire industry devoted to helping people remember. Post It © notes have likely saved thousands of us from disaster when reminding us of important things. We have our own version of Post It © notes here in Africa:… Continue reading Taking Note

Covid19, Excuses, Feeding, Kingdom, Misfit, Missionary, Missions, Perspective

Still Waiting

If we excuse ourselves from serving because the need is greater than our capacity, our excuse is a poor one. While we might not be able to do everything, we can do something.

Healing, Misfit, Missionary, Missions, Perspective

When Sparrows Fly

Just yesterday after Jack Sparrow made his swift exit, I went out the front door to see if I could catch another glimpse of him. Maybe he would stay around the house?

Faith, Hope, Misfit, Missions

Off The Grid

The world has become a small place. In 1987 when we first moved to Africa, it took months to get news vial mail from "back home." Once, we went six months without knowing what was in our bank account. You may wonder why we didn't just make a phone call and find out. Well, there was no phone available to us back then. You could say we were off the grid.

Beginnings, Comfort, Hello, Misfit, Missions, New Year

Assigning Names To My Guest List

I've been busy this past year assigning names to things I went through. The list was long, filled with unfriendly designations like Frustrating, Exhausting, Debilitating, Incredulous and Difficult.

Choices, Love, Misfit, Missionary, Rejection, Serving

The Chips Will Fall

It's hard to live out our convictions in an increasingly hostile world - and I'm not only talking about the hostility we see on the news or internet. In our personal, day-to-day lives it's not uncommon to come face-to-face with intense rejection any time we choose to go against the grain of what is "the norm."