Wow, its been awhile. Almost 8 months actually since I’ve posted anything on here. Back in December I decided I needed a break from writing and giving personal updates in a time where life was really tumultuous in order to spend time privately putting life back together. But last night, I was reading through my … More Hi… again
Most of us know the story of the Israelites- their slavery under the Egyptians, God’s crazy rescue and the ways He provided over and over again as they made their way to the Promised Land. However, we also know the part of their wandering for forty years in the wilderness because of their disobedience. I … More i am merely an Israelite…
Hey guys! So here’s a small update on what’s been going on in life since arriving back in Kona almost 6 weeks ago. Time has really gone by fast!! (How is it already December?!?!) Other than the obvious physical changes I’ve made- I’M BLONDE AGAIN YAY 😉 – I’ve also tried to make more practical … More life
For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” Romans 8:15 The dream was so real. The plane was going down fast and there was nothing anyone could do to stop it. I woke … More a slave to fear.
Hey everyone! As you can probably tell by the uncreative title of this post, I wanted to give a small update on this past week. For the past five days I was in Brussels, Belgium! Long story short, but last week Saturday my “host mom” asked me if I wanted to come with her high … More Belgium
Dear son or daughter, Right now I know that I am not ready for a child. You want to know why? Because I’m impatient and selfish and am not willing to give up some major wants of mine for another person. Man, its hard enough for me to give up my good bagel when one … More To my Son or Daughter: here is my promise & my apology
Sometimes I think of the Psalmist (David, right? I should have known that before I wrote this). I wonder what was going on in his life when he was writing the Psalms. I wonder how deep his struggle was. What were his thoughts like? How did he feel? He displays such a wide range of emotion and … More Reminders to my soul
I’m a Christian and I struggle with anxiety. Really bad anxiety. And I get sad… REALLY sad. There are nights, like last night, when I lay in bed crying because of all the obsessive and anxious thoughts that fill my head, when all I can remember is how I feel I’ve failed, questioning why I’m still struggling with the … More The Dark.
“What is Bailey going to do with all that peanut butter,” she asked. “She is going to eat it of course. She’s American,” he responded. “She’s American.” (nod) And thus begins my life back in Switzerland. This conversation took place after the children’s dad saw ‘American’ peanut butter at the store and decided to … More Ask and you shall receive…Peanut Butter
“Replace fear of the unknown with curiosity.” – random Abercrombie & Fitch shirt It is funny to think that within a week of my returning to Hawaii this summer, I already had a plane ticket to return to Switzerland. And in about three hours I will be heading for the airport and on my way out of the home country. … More until we meet again, Hawaii