I used to take many things for granted. Hot water. Electricity. Love from my family. Plans for my life to follow “my plan”. Even though I haven’t really had that many experiences, I have learned not to take anything for granted. Here are a few examples: I spent a few weeks in the bush of … More Taken for Granted
As the school year in Australia starts back this month, I’m reminded of my teaching days as well as my university days. I thought I’d share a special lesson I learned (I’m still learning this!) from those days in uni. When I started my studies I was terrified of the future. I had dreams, and … More A Lesson of Trust and a Lump of Clay
Here is just a quick comment. The older I get or the wiser (ha!) I realize more and more that I don’t know very much. I first came to this conclusion in college. I was overwhelmed. I was trying to study hard, retain information and learn and grow and reach the goals of “good” grades … More The more you know, the more you realize you don’t know anything…
Think of an ant. Proverbs 6:6 Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Ants. I often consider them pests. They bite. I somehow end up near them and get bitten. But even then, pest or not, they are very productive. Let’s think about ants for a moment. Here are some … More The ant
It’s now the end of the first month into the new year, but I thought I’d share a few random things about my life, since it’s now 2017. I hold two citizenships. I’m left-handed (from a family of left-handers), but I’m also ambidextrous with most tasks. I speak French. I love creating things. I’m not … More 17 random things about me
A fresh start. Why is it that with this fresh start we rush into everything? I think we feel that everything has to change at once. Perhaps if we don’t change everything then we’ll be behind and the year will fall flat? Perhaps we feel that there is a lot to make better? Perhaps we … More A few thoughts on setting goals for a new year.
Hi, It’s been a long while since I wrote. When I look back at old posts, I seem to say that when there’s been a gap between posts. I really am sorry about the lapse. We had Christmas and lots of stuff going on with helping with Steven’s parents house building project. There’s also a … More God Knows