Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: missions

Need Life Change? Jesus Christ Can Make That Happen

  I returned last night from a two-week trip to Eastern Europe. What a wonderful opportunity to see God at work in so many places!   During my travels, I spent two days at a care home for abandoned/abused women with children. I also spent time at a ministry that serves children/youth struggling with life-threatening… [ read more ]

When the Day Doesn't Go As Planned

Today hasn’t gone as I’d planned. It’s mid-afternoon, and I haven’t even started my to-do list. What’s with that? Maybe the day’s unexpected phone calls and emails are the result of routinely inviting God to take charge of my schedule. For example, I thought I’d finish preparations for an upcoming women’s retreat and then write… [ read more ]

A Baby Changes Everything

A local Christian radio station has played Christmas carols, old and new, for the past month. One song in particular has caught my attention. I can’t remember all the words, but one line says, “A baby changes everything.” I remember becoming a mother for the first time and discovering the truth of those words firsthand…. [ read more ]

The Older Woman

Journal Entry for Thursday, March 19  It’s about 4:00 a.m. in British Columbia; 12:00 noon in Germany. We’re safely on the ground in Frankfurt, sitting in an airport lounge and waiting for our next flight. Only five hours to go. We’ve been awake for 22 hours so far. By the time we reach our final… [ read more ]