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November 9

Uncomfortable truth: The America I woke up to on November 9 is the exact same America that existed before November 8. This election has been long, grueling, painful, and… a mirror. It has put a VERY bright spotlight things that I … Continue reading

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Musana v3.0

Two years ago today I walked into a room of strangers with little in common beyond a willingness to serve God in Uganda. One year later I met another group of people who once again planned and trained and prayed … Continue reading

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In all circumstances

It’s Thanksgiving week, so naturally lately people have been thinking about and talking about things they’re thankful for.  Really, there’s so much, where to start?  The amazing people in my life, my awesome church, living in such an incredible place, having a … Continue reading

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Fall, funk, failure, and faithfulness

I wish I liked fall more.  After all, there are plenty of reasons to love it!  The weather is cool and crisp – neither too hot nor too cold, the trees turn my favorite colors, and it’s the perfect time … Continue reading

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Provision

After the first day of Musana VBS, I asked some of the children hanging around me what the best part was.  (They don’t really use the word favorite, instead asking questions like “What is your best color?”)  Some of them thought … Continue reading

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Disappointed or delighted?

At the beginning of the year I wrote a post about pressure to be perfect. I concluded it pondering if this year I needed to do fewer things and experience more grace. Months later I’m sure the burning question in … Continue reading

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Two weeks

Two weeks from today I’ll be doing my final packing before one final night in my bed and getting on a plane (well, three planes and a bus) to head for Musana. I alternate between feeling incredibly excited, and rather ho-hum. … Continue reading

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