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Hello, my name is …

Hello, my name is nobody. At least that’s what it felt like I said last night as I introduced myself to this new group of people in a class my husband and I are taking. Identity is something I’ve struggled with since quitting my career as a journalist and leaving all volunteer posts nearly four … Continue reading

… to look after orphans

So as I type I have three peacefully sleeping children giving me an opportunity for an afternoon quiet time. A fourth is playing quietly in his room, and two more are in the backyard, home early from their last day of school. The sleeping ones aren’t mine – I didn’t give birth to them – … Continue reading

Do you wanna play?

When we think about missions, we think big, complicated stuff. In reality, missions can be just as simple as asking a child, ‘Do you wanna play?’ The other night after church, for example, I was telling my kids to get their stuff together so we could go home and dye Easter eggs. One teenage girl, overhearing this, … Continue reading