Year in Review: 2017

This was such a beautiful and unexpected year for us. We faced trials of many kinds: disease, instability, uncertainty, and stress. We also gladly received the gifts like new friends, time spent in person with our dearest friends and family, and new adventures. Before we get too far into 2018, I’d like to reflect on […]

American Adventure 2017

I really hated putting these pictures together. It was hard to admit that I might not see these people again for several years. Still, so many happy memories were made over the last three months! As our departure date draws closer, I want to share some of my favorite snapshots from America. It’s been so good, […]

Dust to Dust

On Ash Wednesday, many Christians go to church and have ashes placed on their forehead by a brother or sister who reminds them, “You are dust, and to dust you will return.” We think about how we are all going to die, nothing we can do will prevent this, without God’s intervention we’re all unrighteous […]

For My Consideration

I’m typing this from my in-laws home in Arkansas. Surprise! We’ve come home to America for a visit. These last few months have been challenging. We’ve been displaced from our home in Myanmar, and my husband has been recovering from a serious illness. We’ve been living out of suitcases for four months. Two weeks ago […]

Welcome 2017

I wish I could write about the last few months in a way that makes sense, but I’m not quite ready yet. Instead, let me squeeze in a new-year’s-resolution-type post while we’re still in January. In 2017, I have both personal and professional goals, and I’ve tried to brainstorm some concrete steps for making each […]