Posts Tagged ‘Community’

Ten days ago it happened again.  I said goodbye to another “family.”  As crazy as my hospital family was, my Esperanza family was even crazier. :D I’m the white girl in the middle (in case you were wondering).  That was good cake! Thank you, Andrea, for giving me this opportunity! Nursing Teammates Michelle, Isabel, Andrea, […]


Wouldn’t life be simpler if Jesus were as easy to follow as someone on Twitter?  Or, for that matter, if you could just remove the parts of your life you don’t like by “un-following” them?  If trending were somehow God’s way of keeping us all informed of what was happening – even what was about […]


Sunday night’s SMI (Summer Medical Institute) kickoff dinner went well. :-)  It really was a joy to host this year’s team as they finished up their community orientation.  What a difference a year can make!  Last year’s SMI was totally life-changing for me (blogged during, after, and processing), basically culminating in moving to the neighborhood […]


I just finished listening to Tim Keller’s “Your Plans: God’s Plans” sermon. Wow. I can so relate.  Just what I needed tonight…  I have lots of plans – hopes, dreams, desires, deadlines, stuff in the future I’ve already paid money to attend, you get the picture.  But in listening to this sermon, I realized that […]


In the brief time I spent in Asia recently, I asked and answered a number of interesting questions.  I also picked up a few weird facts about my hopeful-future-adopted-home.  Here are some of my random favorites. :-)  Guesses, comments, and questions welcome! Driving – which side of the road?  Yes. Housing – which is better […]