Front Yard Conversations. Part 2.

"Just as our love for God begins with listening to God’s Word, the beginning of love for others is learning to listen to them.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer    “If I had an hour to share the gospel with someone I would spend 55 minutes listening.” - Francis Schaeffer   I really want to have some …

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Apples in my P.O. Box

I’ve been sick for a few days, but will share a new post soon.
Here is a post from over one year ago. It’s the start of my story with Daniel. There are 3 or 4 more posts in the Marriage category that come after it to finish the story. Thanks for reading! 🙂 Feel Free to Share ❤

Lots of giggling.

That’s what I heard walking into the post office. Working there during my university years was a good job, but it wasn’t exciting enough for uncontrolled giggling so I wondered what on earth was going on.

My coworkers were staring. I closed the door behind me. More giggling. Apparently no one planned to let me in on the joke so I decided to get on with my pre-work routine. Drop my bag on the counter and look inside my own box before delivering campus mail to everyone else’s.

I liked checking my box from inside the post office walls. Everyone else had to open locks from the outside. I got to see what they were going to get just before it happened.

This was fun to watch. Sometimes it was a note saying they’d received a care package. I delivered love notes, surprise candy, and favorite magazines…

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Expect Change. Live in Hope. Part 2

Here is the 2nd half of my post from last week. ____________________ When our family first moved to South Asia, we had good plans. Some were our own ideas we wanted to see happen. Some were things we strongly felt God wanted to do through our family. (Perhaps there is a little bit of both …

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Expect Change. Live in Hope. Part 1

Dear International Worker,    When it comes to your life and work, plan well and be wise. Continue your training. Draw from your experiences and resources. Do all of this. It’s smart.  But don’t forget that change, transition, and the unexpected will increasingly be part of the lifestyle you’ve chosen. Even though you’ll never know …

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