Grace does not come easily for me. Besides being ridiculously clumsy, I’m also unaware of the abundant grace I receive nor do I display it as often as I should. We are not called to live in ignorance of grace. This detrimental way of living hurts me, hurts others, hurts God. The greatest display of grace… Continue reading Grace Beyond The Cross
A foreign urge to go to a foreign place How good is God (and mom) for saying yes Preparation – passport, meds, and a sizable suitcase Counting down to my first time leaving the U.S. So long, farewell, peace out Philadelphia The time for Scotland is now, or in Spanish, Escocia One month lived… Continue reading So Long, Farewell, I’ll Even Write A Poem
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 In the jungle, the mighty jungle Following Cajamarca, I spent a few days back in Trujillo to do laundry and repack. Before I knew it, I was taking off to Pucallpa – an area of Peru in the Amazonian jungle. My two and a half weeks in Pucallpa were lived at… Continue reading In the jungle, the mighty jungle
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 Cajajajamarca Because my week in Cajamarca included lots of “jajaja’s” or, in English, “hahaha’s.” After rushing back to the house minutes before my bus was leaving because I forgot my passport, I just barely made it on the overnight bus to Cajamarca, Peru. Cajamarca is a region of Peru in the… Continue reading Cajajajamarca
Monday, January 25, 2016 TruHeyOh (but there’s no snow) I know good jokes shouldn’t need explanation, so I’m going to just that. Title explanation: a play on words, surprise surprise, about the song “Snow (Hey Oh)” by Red Hot Chili Peppers. The way I spelled Trujillo is almost how it’s pronounced, minus the “y,” and… Continue reading TruHeyOh (but there’s no snow)
Thursday, December 24, 2015 I’m in PewooHOO! The travel to Peru, my first time out of the Western world, was safe and sound. Thank you everyone for the prayer, encouragement, love, and communication during this big transition. The long ride over flew by (ha) due to naps and books and anxiousness. I’ve been in Lima… Continue reading I’m in PewooHOO!
Monday, December 14, 2015 My final month in Scot£and 11/4: Guy Fawkes night! – UK’s sort of version of 4th of July. It doesn’t quite compare to July 4th in America, but there were fireworks that I got to enjoy in Glasgow with some friends. 11/5: Actually, yesterday was the day before Guy Fawkes night,… Continue reading My final month in Scot£and