Photos from the last few weeks

Justine met Becca and David (before they were married!) at CBU – a special thing about them, is that they got married the day after Becca graduated from college! Which meant that they celebrated their three-year anniversary with us in Kenya. We are so grateful for their friendship, and the sweet time we spent together.¬†BeccaContinue reading “Photos from the last few weeks”

Learning to Trust: Reflections on the death of Brennan Manning

“As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you. Abide in my love.” – John 15:9 During my first season in Kenya, I wrote it on a notecard and stuck it on the bathroom mirror in the room where I lived in the Ham’s house. I recited it to myself, memorized it toContinue reading “Learning to Trust: Reflections on the death of Brennan Manning”

Grocery Store on a Good Friday

She walked past the butchery section as I turned the corner. Smelling of tobacco, he followed as they picked up¬†groceries. I pushed my cart in between them to get to the milk. Picking up what I needed, I continued to the fruit aisle, very conscious of their interaction – trying not to stare. She, aContinue reading “Grocery Store on a Good Friday”

Special Needs Olympics and the joy of certficates

When Ryan and I got married, we had to sort through all of our things. This can be a challenge no matter where you are living. Who knew we collectively had so much STUFF – much of it with no value other than sentiment. So, when you are planning to move overseas, much of thatContinue reading “Special Needs Olympics and the joy of certficates”