I've got to be honest, I'm feeling totally ill-equipped to tackle this topic of short term missions. But, I've promised a series and a series you will get! I'll tell my story with all I've got and I'll dedicate it to the Lord trusting that His truth will ring true, even through my ramblings and … Continue reading Short Term Missions Mondays: Going 50/50
This week was a roller coaster, complete with the lowest lows and some pretty high highs. I said a very tearful goodbye to my best (cat) friend, filled my time with friends to keep the sadness away, started apartment hunting with (one of) my best (human) friend(s), picked up a ton of free books, and had some … Continue reading Check this out!
Merry Christmas!!! This week I celebrated Christmas by playing board games with family and friends, watching classic Christmas movies - which in my house means movies like Jingle All The Way and more traditional options like White Christmas - making and doing my part to eat one hundred Christmas cookies, good ol' fashioned sleepovers with great gal … Continue reading Check this out!
This week's edition of Check this out! is a couple days late because on Friday, when I usually post the week's internet goodies, I was riding a horse to see a waterfall and eating bad pizza. This week I lost a friend, celebrated Thanksgiving with (part of) my ministry family, finished my NaNoWriMo novel, and traveled to Jarabacoa … Continue reading Check this out!
One of my professors shared this article called The American Church's Absence of Lament on Facebook yesterday. It's about how much the American church doesn't lament. Lamenting isn't a thing we talk about or schedule into our church services. But maybe we should be. Believe it or not, I have experienced lamented myself - like three whole … Continue reading Here’s the thing about lament