Travel as Family Discipleship

One of the best things my parents taught me is that bridges between cultures are not only possible to build, but meant to be built.  Their marriage alone is a testament to this and has been for my entire life as I’ve watched them bridge divides between the East and West.  Despite the enormous span … Continue reading Travel as Family Discipleship

How Much Can A Heart Really Hold?

I remember the first time I read it. I was in college and at a friend’s house. She and some other friends and I went to get something out of her room and covering the walnut brown door a poster said this: “Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.” … Continue reading How Much Can A Heart Really Hold?

Meeting E

Almost two weeks ago, we met our little girl face-to-face for the first time. I have been struggling to put to words all of the emotions I have about our time. Our week in Seoul was abundant with remarkable and sundry gifts. We arrived in the evening on a Saturday. It was cold, and as we weaved … Continue reading Meeting E

Meeting Rwanda Face to Face

Our arrival in Kigali last Thursday feels like an eternity ago.  What an adventure it has been already!  Our first night here, we were welcomed, not only by the ALARM staff, but also by an earthquake that woke us in the middle of the night!  Thankfully, it was just a few good shakes for us … Continue reading Meeting Rwanda Face to Face

Celebrating 10 in Quebec City

Place Royale, the most charming spot for people watching. The end of spring and beginning of summer are filled with celebrations for our family.  Anniversaries, birthdays, the end of a school year, and both Mother's and Father's day to name a few... The hubby and I celebrated 10 years at the end of May.  We … Continue reading Celebrating 10 in Quebec City