The Girl who Shared Her Story

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When I was young and didn’t quite understand how the world worked yet, I had dreams of becoming a famous model.  I’m not sure where this aspiration came from. I entered several beauty pageants in high school and never even placed. That should have been my clue that this wasn’t meant to be my industry. […]

Stand Firm

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  After being here a little over a month, the exhaustion of adjusting to a new place and moving across the country really started to hit me. It didn’t help that over a six week period, we somehow managed to almost destroy Tim’s mom’s perfect house. Around week two, I somehow knocked over a lamp onto […]

No Mountain too High

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In 1865, the California Geological Survey declared it “perfectly inaccessible, being probably the only one of the prominent points about the Yosemite which never has been, and never will be, trodden by foot.” It’s the granite mountain peak that stands out above others when you visit Yosemite. It’s one of the most beautiful, most rewarding, […]

Two Moms

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Since we helped purchase Dalton’s house, Dalton’s mom is frequently on my mind.  I often wonder what she is like. I often want to go to Uganda just to encourage her. Let her know she is doing a great job mothering her four children. I wonder who is telling her these things? Is anyone saying […]

The Gift

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Growing up, I considered myself a Christian. I didn’t have a relationship with Christ, never prayed, and never read my Bible, but all my friends were Christians, so I was definitely one too.  And if something bad happened to someone, I probably told them I would pray for them. And maybe I really did pray […]