Archive for July, 2009

July Wrap-Up


It’s late and I’m tired.  Had a busy few days – two siblings left early Wednesday morning (like 0400 early) for three weeks on the other side of the globe, I had a full day in Lancaster, and then the day ended with Mom and me taking another sister to the ER just after midnight […]

We sang some terrific hymns on Sunday.  Often I find that the words of the old hymns speak powerfully to my heart – especially when I’m tired or trying to remember that the Lord’s dreams may not be the same as my dreams.  Here’s an excerpt from one of Sunday’s hymns that has become an […]



So lately I’ve been thinking a lot about what the future may hold.  I guess having an application for full-time cross-cultural outreach on my desk is a part of that, but so too is getting back into midwifery and going back to the hospital.  There are lots of things I’d like to do with my […]

I watched my odometer closely, the tenths clicking away. “Just a bit more,” I thought.  “That must be it at the top of the hill.” I put my turn signal on and slowed down. “This is it.  I’m so glad I’m doing this for the first time in daylight,” I thought as I looked up […]

Lancaster :-)


Since today was Wednesday (for anyone who forgot…), I spent the day in Lancaster.  This week, I managed to find a camera with charged batteries and available memory before I left at 0700 (!!).  Because most of the families we care for are Amish, you won’t see any pictures of preggo moms or newborn babes.  […]