finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise,… Read More →
ukarumpa, this place we made home while living an as-long-as-god-keeps-us-here life in papua new guinea. it was graded graveled roads and general store and market place. simple school buildings and a post office… Read More →
i got the call and found him chalk-skinned and shaking. regret dripping down his face. anger exploded to my defense. keeping not-now-not-like-this-please-lord fear pinned against the seat. i demanded payment in information and… Read More →
yesterday some of me was recognized and the seeing gift-wrapped by keyed in saying so. recognition is this sometimes whispered to us moment of seeing truth. beyond or just mirror’s length away. it… Read More →
"...to proclaim good news to the poor...to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners...
to comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve in zion—
to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair....
they will be called OAKS OF RIGHTEOUSNESS, A PLANTING OF THE LORD FOR THE DISPLAY OF HIS SPLENDOR." (isaiah 61:1-3)
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people lover. writer. encourager. wife. mom. missionary kid from PNG.