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 →

Train vs. Tahoe

My grandma has this really old Chevy Tahoe. I remember the day she bought it. I grew up going out to the river with her in it, and using it to tow our boat. I mean, even my first car accident was in that car lol. We [our family + grandma ] have lived together... 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 →

Not Me

“Who shut up the sea behind doors    when it burst forth from the womb, when I made the clouds its garment     and wrapped it in thick darkness, when I fixed limits for it     and set its doors and bars in place, when I said, ‘This far you may come and... Continue Reading →

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