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A subtle sneak in the backdoor

I don’t want to startle anyone, so I’ll just whisper a quick little “Hello.” It has been almost three months since my last blog post. I’ll not apologize and I certainly don’t feel guilty. It has been a wonderful season, centered on my family and on rest and … I’ve …

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Why we don’t need more missionaries

When I was 21 I lived in war-torn Bosnia. I spent three months there working with the UNHCR (United Nations Head Commissioner for Refugees) on behalf of my sending organization. (It was UFM International at the time, but now goes by the name CrossWorld.) Military teams escorted me through and around …

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Learning to Worry Big

My husband recently returned from his third trip of the year. This time he was in London for a week. Without the rest of us. Weird things happen when we are left without him. Ellie, for one, expects to sleep in my bed every night and spend every afternoon shopping. …

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Learning to Be Less

On this particular day I’ve been invited to participate in: a 5K to raise funds for my kids’ school a 5K to raise awareness about human trafficking and support a local rescue home a women’s brunch and Bible study at my church a Community Day fair at our local park …

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I’m overcommitted … and loving it.

Today’s schedule and task list: Dawn : PRAY, get up, answer emails, send last minute notes to team members for upcoming events (see below), shower and get dressed. Morning rush : Make coffee, pack lunches, dress children, feed children, feed husband, keep everyone relatively quiet while husband attends work conference …

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