In Cuenca

We've finally arrived! Well, last week anyway. We've unpacked and settled in a bit. We've talked to a lot of people and explored a lot. I'm still pretty much completely overwhelmed. I feel as though I've been hit by a truck, which may just be altitude sickness. I miss home, and my family back in... Continue Reading →

Today is the Day

We're on our way to the airport now. I have a peace about it. Getting through the airport will be crazy hectic and long. We have 10 checked bags, 5 carry ons, and 4 personal bags. We'll travel for a little over 24 hours. We have snacks and the kids iPads, headphones, my small Bible,... Continue Reading →

Two Days Till Lift Off

We leave in two days for Ecuador. I've lost a lot of weight, I haven't been trying. My 3 year old needed an emergency root canal yesterday, it was one of the most terrible experiences ever. We've diminished our savings I think almost all the way down to major red flag levels. I emailed my... Continue Reading →

55 Days Left in the US

So, yesterday we officially left behind the "purging phase" (as I took to calling it), and we have now entered the "purchasing phase"- Infinitely more exciting. Main things I learned from the purging phase: We have way too much stuff. Im so happy we got rid of/donated/sold easily two thirds of our belongings. Everything we... Continue Reading →

When Will I learn?

The birds song, the wind in the trees, the cool fresh water, brings me down to my knees. You are so glorious, and I am so small. Why dont I give in, and give You my all? When You've made so much beauty for me to behold, why cant I give in and just do... Continue Reading →

Praise Him

When I hit a wall and I don’t know what to say, I remember that my lips were made to praise The Lord, so I’ll start there. When I hit a wall and I don’t know what to do, I remember that my hands were made to serve The Lord, so I’ll start there.  When... Continue Reading →

My Banner Will Be Clear

Ever since I was a little girl I've always been fascinated with Alexander the Great.  I mean, I think he's great lol.  Ive done many book reports, (I know, Im nerd level 9,000), and a few research papers covering his life, his ambitions, his leadership style and all that good stuff.  But, I always seem... Continue Reading →

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