A grief filled reminder

Often we justify ourselves, we reason to ourselves why we do certain things and avoid others.  It is not until people or situations from an outside perspective challenge our attempts to comfort ourselves through our means of justification that we often are forced to come face to face with the reality. For me this came…

love your neighbor as yourself

I love grocery shopping, wondering the aisle, imagining up recipes, flavors and the process of creating food.  I love having a freshly stocked fridge, of putting together a game plan for meals for the coming week and attempting to try new things with food. Sometimes I go really cheep, the basics and try to get…

The relationship between the Church and a Para-church organization

Being only three short days away from the beginning of a very new season of maternity leave, I have been reflecting a lot lately; the natural reflections and thinking that comes with transition. As I prepare to not only be transitioning into parenthood, but also out of a community I have been a missionary in…