Don’t Use the D-Word…

So you met Zack and Joey! Aren’t they cool? Well, I think it’s time I touched a bit more about our MK kids, and why I haven’t talked much about them before. Sure, they’ve been mentioned. If you’ve been paying attention you’ll know that I think they’re awesome and sometimes we do fun things together,…

Missionaries go to baby showers too.

A phrase I’ve often heard from my momma’s lips is “new normal.” Nobody knows the definition of normal – it’s one of those things that is what you make it (Life lesson #63), so you’d better get used to the idea. Everyone’s ‘normal’ is different and though our lives in UB are indeed unique, I…

A Week of Walking

We spend time walking here. Every day on our way to language school we have a 12-minute walk to the bus stop, a 15-minute bus ride and then a 10 minute walk through a maze of walkways, buildings and alley-like streets. On Monday, I stepped over a pair of frozen pink panties in the back…

Now & Then, Part 2

An informative post for those searching for a more detailed description of the days to come. For information on the recent days past, see¬†yesterday’s post. ______ The countdown is on! Nine Sleeps until I board a plane with three of my cohorts. Destination: Mongolia. For you who are wondering exactly WHAT we’ll be doing, this…

Now & Then, Part 1

Something I don’t like? Forgetting to pass along important information. Something I do like? Lists! Last week we were finally able to package and send out our prayer cards. I apologize for the lateness – there was some technological difficulties with the photocopier or something. All I really know is that when we finally prayed…

Drumroll Please….

22 weeks ago I signed up for this thing called Trek. 22 weeks of waiting and wondering, and now finally, one of the most anticipated days has come and gone – the day the Trek teams and locations were announced. 16 participants. 3 countries. Several members of the leadership team and one all-powerful God. The…