To John, on our First Anniversary

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A year ago today we said “I do!” I remember waking up that morning, not sure that I could believe the day had come – we’d been waiting for what seemed like forever! I remember the giggly giddiness welling up in me as I walked up to you for the[Read more]

Happy Father’s Day!

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Happy Father’s Day, Dad! Thank you for raising us to be the godly young women we are today! Deuteronomy 6 says, 6 And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. 7 You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when[Read more]

Happy Mother’s Day!

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Happy Mother’s Day, Mom! Thank you for raising us to be the young women that we are today! Proverbs 31 says, 25 Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. 26 She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. Thank you,[Read more]

How to Pack for 2 Months Away from Home

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Not very often does one get the chance to leave home for over 2 months at a time, transplant oneself from Nebraska to Florida, and all for the sake of the Gospel. Well my husband John and I will be doing just that. We will be spending our summer investing[Read more]

Marriage in Light of Eternity

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As many of you know, my husband and I live nearly 250 miles away from each other. He’s finishing up Vet school – while I get to continue to work at a job that I love. It was a tough choice that we made together. For the past 6 months[Read more]

Wedding Week Checklist

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It’s “Wedding Week”!  Courtney and John will marry next Saturday, October 18th.  Emotions and anxiety often run ramped during this week.   A good verse to remember is Philippians 4:13, “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.  And[Read more]

I’m not crazy… just trusting

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People say I’m crazy. They say they would never dream of doing what I’m doing. Raising support for a short-term missions trip scares people, so raising an entire year’s budget to be on staff full-time with a ministry is just terrifying! I wouldn’t say I’m crazy, but I certainly am[Read more]

The Need is Great

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As I’ve been raising support these past few months, a common question that I’m asked is “What is your need?” Most people who ask that question want to know my financial needs. While it is true that I am in need of financial support during my next two years of[Read more]