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“Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and joy are in his dwelling place.” I Chronicles 16:27
Transition is like watching the tide make its way in and out along the smooth sands of the ocean shore.
One minute all is calm. All is peaceful. The seas are friendly, relaxing, and smooth. There are no worries. The [...]

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say goodbye

“Every beginning is a consequence. Every beginning ends something.” Paul Valery, French Poet
We are officially in the “in-between”.
I wrote a little on transitions here and here back in January. Today I am revisiting this topic as we are a year into our journey towards career missionary work and almost five months deep into the complete [...]

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Africa. Experiences.
 
Even thinking about it now takes me back to the smell of chai and mandazis. I can almost taste the rich aromas of the coffee and tea plantations we drove by daily to get to school and church. Or the not-so-pleasant stench of “goat city” that, we too, had to drive through to get [...]

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Experiences.
 
I wish I could say that I have always appreciated the life story God chose for me. Take my childhood in Africa, for example. God in His infinite wisdom called my parents/family to Kenya. I have spent a lot of time wondering of what use my experiences could be: a good party story or outrageous [...]

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