Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: mission trips

Lacking Nothing

Even strong young lions sometimes go hungry, but those who trust in the LORD will lack no good thing. (Psalm 34:10 NLT)   Last week, my flight from Vancouver to Toronto was canceled moments before boarding began. What if I miss my connection from Toronto to Budapest?I thought. What if goofed-up flights cause my suitcases… [ read more ]

A Week in the Life and Mind of a Writer/Speaker

What a wild, whirlwind (and thankfully, unusual) week it’s been. And it’s not over yet. I’ve traveled several thousand miles, slept in many hotel rooms, interviewed for several TV shows, and spent time with individual women in person and online. At times my brainwaves must have resembled a roller coaster on steroids.   Some people… [ read more ]

Journal Entry for July 6

What an amazing day! When we do our Bible lessons, the kids listen like there’s no tomorrow – and for some of them, this may literally be true. They ask questions like, “How can God allow bad people to have good lives, and good people to have lots of trouble? Why are some people so… [ read more ]

July 2 — Timisoara

Yesterday the temperatures soared to 32 degrees Celsius. That’s mid-90s Farenheit. We’re very fortunate that our van had air-conditioning for 6-hour ride to Timisoara. Funny how jet-lag hits mid-afternoon. I think nearly everyone took a nap enroute. My daughter Kim put her head on my shoulder and slept for about an hour; I must have… [ read more ]

Valentine’s Day in Romania

Journal Entry for Saturday, February 14, 2009 Spending the morning with newlywed IMer Jenn Soare and her Romanian husband was a real treat. They live on the top floor of a typical Eastern European apartment – we arrived at their door after climbing a spiral staircase. Round and round and round we went until we… [ read more ]