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Monthly Archives: August 2014

What’s Your Excuse?

A couple of years ago, I had fallen into a slump. I was about six months out from my most incredible overseas experienceView full post »

Where Humility and Empowerment Blend into Something Beautiful

Today I’m linking up with Velvet Ashes, an online community for women serving cross-culturally. I love the weeklyView full post »

I Love My Man & His Football

When we began preparing to move overseas, I made lists of all the things we would need to bring. Clothes. Kitchen itemsView full post »

A Letter to the Apathetic Church

When is it going to be enough? What more evils do we need to witness to lose sleep over the state of humanity? MoreView full post »

To My Parents’ Generation: Please Don’t Give Up on Us

My husband and I have quickly learned that we need a way to escape from the stress of cross-cultural acclimation. WhatView full post »

When I’m Not Proud to Wave My American Flag

I’ve always been quite a passionate little thing. Someone thought it was a good idea to give me sidewalk chalk as aView full post »

The God of Kent Brantly

We met him a little over a year ago. My husband was taking an international medicine course at JPS Hospital in FortView full post »