Monthly Archives: January 2014

Longing for a Slower Pace of Life

Slowing down is something that many of us long for but so hard to achieve… Did the writer who penned, by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, “Be still and know that I am God,” know that this life in … Continue reading

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An Emotional Journey

I have made a start on the proposal journey.  I am old school, so lots of pieces of paper covering the desk!  Feeling and studying emotions!! Please Pray.   I have embarked on the long journey of my dissertation research. … Continue reading

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Is this possible? Choice or not?

It is in our relationships to one another, in our treatment of one another, that the true lowliness of mind and the humility of heart are to be seen.  Andrew Murray I am reading about a topic that is not … Continue reading

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..and you say I have choices

I can sometimes get really irritated.  I think we all can.  People seem to rub us up the wrong way one way or another.  It just is.  Life has irritating circumstances.  Now what? and you might say so what? I … Continue reading

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The Normal Missionary Life

  John and I love penguins!  We have a variety at home just like this motley bunch in the picture.  Everyone is different, from the size to the emotions they seem to express.  My life feels and looks like this. … Continue reading

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Interacting with Messy Lives: Choose to listen.

As soon as John and I mention the work we do in addictions, people start talking!! They might share that they themselves have struggles, but more often than not they share the devastation and grief that a friend or family … Continue reading

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Oh dear, I did it again!

I have a wonderful husband. I wish I could be a wonderful wife, but I have to confess that John cannot remotely call me wonderful especially before that first cup of java in the morning. I just talk too much … Continue reading

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