Dear Ashley From Two Years Ago, Hey, it’s me. (Or you, rather.) It is two years today that you have been here in Brazil (a year and a half in the Jungle) and I wanted to let you know a few things about this journey you are about to embark on. Go ahead and sitContinue reading “Dear Ashley From Two Years Ago…”
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I Finally Let Myself Say It
I finally let myself say it. I\’ve been waiting for someone else to say it. Another mom. Another missionary. Anyone really. But no one ever did. They\’d say, \”Wow, how do you do it?\” or watch while I fumble–oh how I fumble–at trying to control screaming, whining, disobedient children, be a “good” missionary, maintain myContinue reading “I Finally Let Myself Say It”
We Are Those People
It\’s 5:30am on Christmas Eve and I\’m wide awake. Not because of the excitement of Christmas less than 24 hours away, but because of a quirky little girl who refuses to fall back asleep unless I\’m actively bouncing her rocking chair with my foot. In fact, if it weren\’t for the calendar telling me today\’sContinue reading “We Are Those People”
Are We Ready?
We hear this question a lot as we have right at two months before we make our international move. \”Are you ready?\” Seems like a simple question. I think most people are asking if we are physically ready–has our house sold? (no) have we packed up everything? (no) have we sold everything else? (no) WhatContinue reading “Are We Ready?”