Day 20: Breaking Records

Katie Ledecky: the girl who likes breaking her own records. I sadly was unable to watch the Olympics this year. I love the USA, but my other "home team" is the Netherlands. There wasn't much to be seen from them this year (sad face) as they usually dominate in the pool. I didn't see Katie… Continue reading Day 20: Breaking Records

Go With the Flow

  Lately, I haven’t been inspired to do anything. And by “lately” I really mean the gaps of time over this last year that seem to be painted black. Even sitting down to write these words is something I’m only doing because God keeps speaking to me, “you need to write.” It’s never a good…… Continue reading Go With the Flow

The Resilient

Resilient /rı’zılıǝnt/ adj. Able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions. Winter finally settled down on the UK. Over the past few weeks, we’ve had the blessing of enjoying some very unseasonably warm weather. I have laughed to myself many times as I read updates of snow in the southern United States. It was…… Continue reading The Resilient

Standby

Flying standby is absolutely a test of patience. It’s also one of those things that, oddly enough, teaches me about the character of God. I’m blessed to have a very generous friend who invites me to fly on her airline for reduced costs sometimes. However, that benefit comes with a waiting game. By nature, I’m…… Continue reading Standby

Parable of the Apple Tree

I can’t say that I grew up as the “outdoorsy” type. As a little girl, my mom tells me that I hated getting dirty. I’d always wear shoes outside. Even sandals required a pair of socks. Yes. I was that kid. While neighborhood friends were out adventuring through unclaimed territory of the scary neighbor’s backyard…… Continue reading Parable of the Apple Tree