Posts Tagged ‘Culture’

The Gist of It

20Oct11

Since Monday, I’ve been learning a lot about assumptions and how not to make a King James donkey out of myself when I get overseas. :-)  That is, of course, what these three weeks are about – my culture, their culture, and how I integrate the two for God’s glory.  So part of today included […]


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 […]


The Milky Way

19Jul11

When I first learned the Milky Way was the galaxy which our little solar system calls “home,” I was a little disappointed.  That’s because my earliest memory of Milky Way had the word Farm attached, not galaxy. I realized when I googled it that my Milky Way Farm is not the only one, but I […]


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 […]