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7~Love Letters: Things are Getting Out of Control

Location: Athens, Greece Date: December 26, 2003 *The unspoken “thing” between us was intensifying. Wouter was giving me the impression that he might have a thing for me. But…he was such a flirt; always laughing and joking with girls on … Continue reading

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2~Love Letters: What Happened When I Asked God to Arrange My Marriage

*These upcoming posts are a gift to my husband, a legacy I pray my children will model and an act of gratitude to God for the beautiful gift of marriage. To all those who desire to find love in His … Continue reading

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Will I Ever Stop Asking, “What’s Next Lord?”

I am in my 30’s. I should have it all together by now, right? Well, here I am, yet again, asking God, “What’s next Lord?” Here I am worrying if He is going to come through for us in time. … Continue reading

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10 Things I Learned Living on a Ship that You Need to Know Too!

Life as a sea-faring missionary taught me a few things about the beauty of God and the ugliness of our fallen world. Here are my 10 most memorable life lessons. 1. God’s Plans are Exceedingly, Abundantly Better than Mine. My … Continue reading

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Why Being a Wife and Mom are the Two Hardest Things I’ve Ever Done

My parents gave me a great childhood! They loved me, instilled values in me and provided everything I ever needed. As a kid I played tag with friends in my neighborhood, went to school and played sports. My dad called … Continue reading

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What Am I Placing my Trust In?

I struggle to trust the Lord. I default to trusting my bank account, to trusting my husband’s guidance, my health insurance, my doctor, my resilience, my education, my instincts… In plain English, I prostitute my trust to the most secure … Continue reading

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A Child Born in Controversy: My Husband’s Divine Appointment

Sitting in the front row of his Counseling Skills class, Wouter listened intently to his professor while she explained the concept of Emphatic Counseling. Simply stated this type of counseling is done by listening intentionally with empathy and allowing the client to explore his or her … Continue reading

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