Several years ago, my ministry shifted radically from service in Benin, West Africa to equipping missionaries all over the world. Life was changing fast, full of new challenges, and often a jumble of exhilaration, sleepless nights, and a lot of prayer! One thing that God has used to equip and anchor me through this seasonContinue reading “3 of My Favorite Books This Year–Have You Read Any of These?”
A colleague just emailed me this question I was intrigued with your confidence that one could train one’s ear to distinguish sounds and that would give a boost to enabling language development. (Maybe you did not say that at all, but that is more or less what I heard…) So, how is it again thatContinue reading “How do I start learning a new language?”
About a week after Mom died last August, we got this picture in the mail. It's Mom and two of her friends on the Andrea Doria. Not the trip where it sank. Mom's on the left. A story I heard on NPR really resonated, especially this part: "With the death, I'd become accustomed to seeingContinue reading “Pieces”
Mary had a whole cabinet full of silk blouses that she'd bought at the market. She used to cut them up and use the cloth to make really beautiful things. She lived near mmmBELLYmay land, and was a friend. Blogging about nothing and dogs and stuff is easy. The hard stuff, however, is not. TheContinue reading “I have no words”
A friend of mine emailed on facebook about my solar power system. Not that I know much, but the system is working. I thought about blogging my response in case anyone else cares, and then my connection got way too slow for facebook, but not for Windows Live Writer so I am blogging, with aContinue reading “A Dummy’s Solar Recommendations”
So they loaded up the truck and they drove to Co-buh-lee. Driving to the village today, you'll see how fast I can get an internet connection by how fast I get something posted. Thanks for your thoughts and prayers as we drive!