The longer I live the more I find myself asking the question...Why? Why do Cub fans get excited every spring and think that yes, finally, this is their year? Why is it that the things that taste the best are the worst for you and vice versa? Why is Taylor Swift nominated for best female … Continue reading Why bother?
I left off the last post with the question, What is God's Will for My Life? You here this question or statement a lot while hanging out with Christians, usually something like - "if you could pray for me, I am praying that I would do God's will". Or maybe you hear - "I feel … Continue reading What is God’s Will for My Life?
I thought I would take the time and try to put a wrap on my recent South Africa trip. I have not been the same person since that trip and my hope is that I never again, take for granted, this incredible life that I have been given. Before South Africa I was doing just … Continue reading South Africa Revisited
I am experiencing what I am calling a "Life Pause". Within the last month or so, my life has been filled with some incredible highs and not incredible lows but some lows none the less. If you have followed my blog for any length of time, you know that last month I had the incredible … Continue reading Life Pause
As we got into the teaching time with the students, you could sense their excitement in having new people come to share with them. As I looked around the room, all of them had their bibles out and were on the front edge of their seats and all eyes looking forward. Initially I was nervous … Continue reading People are just people – 11/8/12
OK - so where were we? Sorry for the delay between posts but I promise to finish out this series this week. After sleeping just an hour I was expecting to be in for a long day but as Jimmie and I made our way over to Empire Cafe, I was feeling really good and … Continue reading A True Worship Experience – 11/8
Three weeks ago I got my first opportunity to meet some incredible people and begin what I am sure will be lifelong friendships with all of them. As we made our way into the township of Philipi, Terry wanted to give us the opportunity to taste some of the local cuisine. We stopped and had … Continue reading Meeting New Friends – 11/7/12
Arriving at night time in Cape Town really helped to not get keyed up for the week ahead. Being dark and all, it was hard to see anything versus arriving in the day time and having the opportunity to see all the sights, watching people living life. I think it would have kicked the adrenaline … Continue reading Setting the Scene – 11/7
The following was written on the plane ride home from Paris to Atlanta. Monday was a hard day with trying to get last minute details worked out for my time away while anxiously awaiting 3 pm to arrive so we could leave for the airport. I spent a lot of the morning listening to MercyMe … Continue reading Peaceful, Easy Feeling – 11/5
So this time next week, we will be deboarding our plane about to begin our journey. I am feeling overwhelmed at the moment. Everything seems amplified at the moment: family life is hectic, work is hectic and I now have 4 days left to get ready for my trip to South Africa. It's easy to … Continue reading Too Much to Do