Panama

Mission work is often misunderstood as being a chore, financial burden, too much of a time commitment, uneasy... whatever the case I’m 100% guilty.  It’s never comfortable nor are the rewards always evident when you think of putting other’s needs in front of your own.  It’s a huge sacrifice that requires a lot of faith … Continue reading Panama

Norm

The norm is something that I unwillingly lost track a while back.  Its absence I have come to expect, yet it’s still something I yearn to have.  Life isn’t easy and when that one thing you are accustomed to disappears the ugly, scary, unpredictable reality becomes overwhelming.  You get tested. We often call trials or … Continue reading Norm

Acceptance

If you knew that your life was going to change tomorrow and you were given all the details in advance would you accept it?  Would you live differently?  Call it whatever you want... fate, karma, God's will, destiny... Every minute someone's life drastically changes. Until it is our turn, we don't think about it.  I … Continue reading Acceptance

Truth

Truth is a concept that tends to be easy to accept when things are going well, yet when things are bad it becomes nearly impossible.  I am sure that everyone has those moments.  I sure do. I talked in my previous post about my struggle with acceptance versus rejection.  I had an episode this week … Continue reading Truth