The Long Journey “Home”

The Long Journey “Home”

declares יהוה. “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, and My thoughts than your thoughts. Yeshayahu (Isaiah) 55:8-9   Just over a year ago, Robert & I would begin what would eventually become our very long journey “home”.   We had just experienced one of the … Continue reading

Leaving a Piece of My Heart {Again}

Leaving a Piece of My Heart {Again}

I was 17 years old when I first experienced what it was like to have a piece of my heart “stolen”.  However, unlike most 17 year olds, it wasn’t a guy who was stealing a piece of my heart…. I was experiencing my first mission trip.  My first taste of life beyond the borders of … Continue reading

Doubting Heaven’s Favor

Doubting Heaven’s Favor

As I stared at the phone I could hardly believe what I was reading.  “Your application has been processed and you may pick up your results in 5 days”. We have heard many horror stories of paperwork being lost, double fees having to be paid and even stories where fellow missionaries had to return to … Continue reading

Did Someone Say Vacation? Yes, Please!!

Did Someone Say Vacation? Yes, Please!!

As stated in my previous blog titled “Did Someone Say Vacation? What’s that?”, Robert and I were blessed with a week holiday getaway that came at the perfect time. We opted to stay close to Jo’burg and explore the small area surrounding the Hartbeesport Dam. About a 1 ½ hours away from OR Tambo International … Continue reading

Did Someone Say Vacation? What is that?

Did Someone Say Vacation? What is that?

On October 19, 2012, Robert & I “celebrated” our 2 year anniversary since first arriving in South Africa.  Our first 24 hours in South Africa looked much like a scene out of “National Lampoon Vacation”.  I said several times throughout that first 24 hours that if things didn’t change for the better, then I was going to … Continue reading