missionaries and mission-goers

I so noticed this in Uganda.  Me going to Uganda wasn't really a mission trip, although some people thought it was.  I mean, I helped out with initiatives once or twice, and was staying with missionaries, but really, I was just there blessing the family I went to visit.  I won't say any more - … Continue reading missionaries and mission-goers

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Foe to friend

I used to snub the younger girls at my Church. There were a few I'd spend a bit of time with, but generally speaking, I was so much more superior and grown up and they were not worth my time. eh-heh. God really worked on my heart there - he showed me that I am … Continue reading Foe to friend

How to be a missionary

A few weeks ago, I was chatting with Josh and a few other young teenagers at Church.  I can’t remember exactly what we were talking about, but somehow or another I mentioned something that Francis of Assisi once said: Preach the gospel at all times and if necessary, use words. So how do we do … Continue reading How to be a missionary

Choosing to SEE

I just finished reading the first book to ever make me cry. I don’t mean a bit of tearing up or a little sniffle; I mean tear after tear rolling down my cheeks and full-on weeping where you can’t breathe because you are crying too hard.  As a general principle I don’t cry in movies … Continue reading Choosing to SEE

Great Expectations

During our time overseas I finished reading Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.  That moment was a throw-fists-in-air-victoriously kind of moment; it wasn’t an easy read (not hard, just not easy!) and I was excited to finish my first Dickens novel.  I wrote about it a few months ago, about how good it was in comparison … Continue reading Great Expectations