Tag Archives: Love

12~Love Letters: Doctrine Will Not Divide Us

Location: Klaksvic, Foroe Islands and Rouen, France Date: Late June through early July, 2004 *Once I knew that the Lord had Wouter and I together in spite our doctrinal differences, it became easier for me believe that somehow, things would … Continue reading

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11~Love Letters: I’m a Calvinist…I Cannot Marry an Arminian!

Location: Dublin, Ireland/ Londonderry, Northern Ireland/Edinburgh, Scotland Date: May-June, 2004 * In my journal, I nicknamed Dublin “Doubting Dublin.” Not for reasons you might think, though. For  entirely new ones. This time around, I wasn’t doubting God’s plan, I was … Continue reading

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5~Love Letters: Future Callings and Amazing “Coincidences”

Date: December 1, 2003 Location: Izmir, Turkey * After my incident with the shooting star, I walked on air for a few minutes. My new best friend, doubt, had quickly crept up behind me, darkening the light within and pointing … 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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1~Love Letters…I Don’t Know You but One Day You Will Be Mine

Ever consider hiring a matchmaker? I have. Thankfully, I knew the perfect One. Before my Wouter and I ever talked to one another in depth, I knew he was the one God had for me. I had committed my love life … 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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