Tag Archives: Wouter

13~Love Letters: Begging for Rain

Location: Bremen, Germany Date: August, 2004 * Eleven months had gone by; waiting, praying, hoping, watching, longing… God had faithfully sustained the vision He gave me each and every day in spite of the enemy’s attempt to destroy it. I … Continue reading

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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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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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Are You Disappointed? God Can Use Your Heartache for His Glory

  Disappointment sinks the soaring soul. It punctures hope and deflates faith. Disappointment leaves me breathless, questioning God and myself. Heights of trust in the Lord quickly plummet when God’s plan and my expectations clash. The very book I live … Continue reading

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A Little Turbulence Changed My World

I hate flying. I don’t know many people who enjoy it. Let’s face it…at 30,000 ft. death seems way more likely. As soon as the plane gets onto the runway my anxiety level skyrockets and my prayer life (I shamefully … Continue reading

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Mikayla’s Journey Through Open Heart Surgery

Life at its best is swaddled in hardships. This realization engulfed me as the Intensive Care Doctors whisked my new baby away from me seconds after they lay her on my chest. The next time I saw her, she was … Continue reading

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