Category Archives: Spiritual Growth

Grateful

Four months ago. That’s when we stepped back onto American soil. When we stumbled through customs in a haze. When we drank 5-Hour energy to make the trip home from Chicago, alternately opening the windows to flood the van with … Continue reading

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The P.J. Post

I’m an only child. But I’m from a big extended family, made up of more big families (I’m the youngest of 52 grandchildren, from 9 aunts and uncles). Growing up, I admired my older cousins. From my perspective, they were all … Continue reading

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Hard…and Amazing

We’re one week into our time in Thailand, and my reflections are so scattered and vast, it’s difficult to know where to start. Here are a few of the highlights in pictures. I also managed to bake some (adapted) GF … Continue reading

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More books and gleanings: Day 6

Rachel will get a copy of Terrify No More from Day 5 and will pass it on to Ami. Thank you for your comments! As we approach our leave date (10 days!), I am confronted with all that remains to be … Continue reading

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Twelve, ahem, Books of Winter : Day 5

The winner for Day 4 was Amy B. and she will be passing her copy of Crazy Love on to Emily F.! Thank you, ladies! Today’s book is Terrify No More by Gary Haugen, founder of International Justice Mission (IJM), an organization that … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas: Day 4

Ok, I’m not quite making it the 12 days of Christmas…can we just call it 12 books of winter and move on? Allison won the copy of Hole In Our Gospel from Day 3 and she will send it on … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Day 3

Thursday’s winner was Lynn and her copy of Radical will be passed on to Anne! Thanks for your comments, ladies. Today, I’m giving away……………………. The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns, President of World Vision. What this book taught me: … Continue reading

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