Good Timing

I received an unexpected call last night from a friend and coordinator for missions-bound teachers. During our conversation, she informed me that Papua New Guinea’s government has recently cracked down on work permits for teachers. More specifically, teachers entering the country and applying for a work permit must now be at least twenty-three and have…

Guest Post: Waiting

I am I am silent, waiting, I wonder at the love of God, I hear beautiful music, I see stunning creation all around, I want joy and peace, I am silent, waiting, I pretend to have no fears, I feel time, I touch hope, I worry about everything, nothing really, I cry, I don’t know…

Bananas

Every time I eat a banana, I remember. Every time I taste a banana that is exactly the right blend of tart and sweet, I dream. Every time I see the bleached yellow or speckled brown bananas at the local grocery store, I sigh. What is it about bananas that throws me into this reflective…

Wild Adventures in the Rain

Being that its time for a more light-hearted post: Sometimes life just doesn’t go as planned. In reality, life rarely follows our plans, perhaps because we are not the makers of our day. Today was one of those days when life’s twists and turns created mayhem, adventure, and pure joy. I whistled, yelled, hollered, and…