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I said yes to orphans in Africa – I got Celebrate Recovery

It was 1985 in small town USA and I was just a blonde-haired, pony tailed, freckle-face little thing watching one of our three tv channels thanks to the bunny ears sitting on top of the T.V. Even as an 8-year-old, the televised USA for Africa concert featuring all of our favorite ’80s voices just moved me. You remember … Continue reading

Location, location, location; God can use you right where you are

I can still remember the winter day we closed on our house in Eastern Montana. It was bitter cold, the sky was ugly gray and I swear vultures from the badlands up the road circled overhead. When we had house hunted the month before, this place was the one I told my husband I absolutely … Continue reading

How are you two still together? The mission field of marriage

About 20 years ago, I started going out with this super cute boy. He had the most wonderful blue eyes and he paid lots of attention to me. He called me his angel. We spent hours and hours together – every possible waking moment – and when we weren’t together, we were on the phone. … Continue reading

When I was hungry …

I met a transient couple named Justine and Wayne sitting outside of a downtown hotel today.  This wasn’t the first time I’d seen them, but it was the first time I’d stopped to talk. Yesterday, they had been sitting alongside the on ramp for the interstate with their dogs, holding up a sign and asking … Continue reading

Backyard mission? What is that?

  Over the last several months I’ve been developing something of a ministry here in my little corner. It didn’t really start out that way. In fact, the idea that a housewife like me could have any kind of ministry sounds a little far-fetched in my mind. After all, ministries are big deal projects done by … Continue reading