Mar 292015
Praying like a Child

Recently I arrived at my sister’s house just as my niece and nephews were about to go to bed, and immediately the kids exclaimed they wanted me to tuck them in. So as they said good night to their parents and shuffled off to their beds, I tucked in and prayed with each one. Now Read more

Mar 222015
Replacing Cultural Truth with Godly Truth

Recently I began experimenting by eating more vegetarian or vegan meals than meals that include meat. While there are a variety of reasons why, I realized the journey I took to get to this place mentally. What is funny is that I can remember, even as a teenager, my family joking around that I would Read more

Waves of complacency

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Jul 272012
Waves of complacency

I recently visited the beach that my family frequented when I was a child. I saw a house that I remember admiring as a little girl, which is now for sale. Part of me thinks how amazing it would be to live at the beach, in this beautiful home. Serene, tranquil sanctuary. But then the Read more

Facets of Trust

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Sep 112012
Facets of Trust

Everything here requires me to trust God. Trust that, although the walls of the house do not meet the roof, some animal is not going to come into the house or my room in the middle of the night. Trust that there is not going to be some natural disaster since they feel more common Read more

Rural Church Planting

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Apr 252013
Rural Church Planting

For those of you who don’t know, I live in Maine. I have lived in Maine my entire life. As in Maine with a statewide population of 1.3 million people (according to the US Chamber of Commerce), as opposed to 1.2 million people in Dallas or 625k in Seattle. Maine, according to a recent survey, Read more

Jun 102013
Mission Monday: The Rosenbauer Family "From Maine to Mophela"

Last week I was excited to share with you an opportunity to partner or be part of missions in my home state, this week I am excited to share about missionaries in my own, small hometown! The Rosenbauer family will be going to Mophela, South Africa on a long term missions trip to serve at Read more

Jun 032013
Mission Monday: Maine Church Planting

 So I have been waiting to make the new Maine Church Planting website my Mission Monday post for a while now, but I was holding out for this video to be ready! Please check out the website and see the various ways that you can be involved in church planting in Maine! There are ways that Read more

May 202013
Mission Monday: Amani Baby Cottage

   Amani Baby Cottage is located in Jinja, Uganda. It was established in 2003 to provide care for orphaned or abandoned children. Their website states: “We can house up to 60 children ages birth to 5 years. Children are referred to us through the local authorities and the social welfare system. Many are orphaned when Read more

May 132013
Mission Monday: The H2O Project

 Living Water International has completed 11,266 water projects in 23 countries worldwide. ” Living Water International exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping communities acquire desperately needed clean water, and to experience “living water”—the gospel of Jesus Christ—which alone satisfies the deepest thirst.”   Living Water International: The H2O Project Drink Water to Read more

Miracle Provided!

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May 092013
Miracle Provided!

In my blog post, Waiting for a Miracle, I reached out for a friend of mine who was looking for anyone who had remembered her children in their previous orphanage or had pictures of them there. The task was compared to finding a needle in a haystack. We included the oldest picture of the children Read more

May 062013
Mission Monday: Safe Families for Children

Today’s Mission Monday is one that is close to my heart. For those of you who do not know, I am the Area Coordinator for Safe Families for Children in southern and central Maine. Safe Families for Children is presently in 27 states plus Canada and United Kingdom. Safe Families for Children (SFFC) is a Read more