Tag: faith

Congo Recap

In a couple of hours we will be getting on our flights heading back to California. It seems almost surreal that our time here is ending and we are entering back into our normal lives. When we crossed from Congo into Rwanda we saw such a stark difference. In Rwanda the power was consistent and

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Here Am I! Send Me.

As a child, I remember singing a song that the chorus went like this ” Here I am, Lord. Is it I, Lord? I have heard you calling in the night. I will go, Lord, if you lead me. I will hold your people in my heart.” This chorus, spoke to my heart then, and it still speaks to

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Through the fire

In my job, there are times that I have to give good people really bad news. As someone that works in adoption, it falls on me to tell a family if an expectant mom has changed her mind and decided to parent her child, and to tell families that she chose a different family. These

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The Power of Life and Death

We all know how much is said about our words. We teach children to think before they speak right? As children when we say something mean or hurtful we would be asked to apologize and think about how that makes the other person feel, right?  Kids try and be strong against the mean words with

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Perhaps this is the time….

Recently I was listening to a book, and they were talking about Esther and my mind went to the verse Esther 4:14 For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you

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The Nations are calling…

You know that feeling, urging to do something. You know like Moana and being drawn to the ocean. Over the years I have had this urge that draws me, speaks to me and drives me slightly crazy. Maybe you know what I mean, when the thoughts can’t stop, and distract you from other things. When

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The Beauty of it all

Each day we are given opportunity to watch as God does the miraculous, as He shows up and paints the morning sky with the sunrise and the colors that take our breath away. We know that our cameras cannot even come close to capturing the full beauty of the sunrise but we take pictures to

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