Hearing v.s. Understanding

I heard the call I answered the callI fulfilled the call But, I don’t understand the callI don’t feel the callI don’t see the call But, I know I heard the callI know I’m supposed to be hereI know this is right But, I don’t know whyI don’t know what I’m doingI don’t know; what…

Now, what?

Now, we learn to become a missionary! We learn to turn those sacrifices into choices. We stop feeling lonely & start making friends. We replace fatigue with excitement. We let go of anxiety & find peace. We don’t feel defeated, just courage to win. We stop doubting & learn to trust. We always know everything…

Day 1 in Buenos Aires, Argentina

I made it to Buenos Aires, Argentina!  . . .  My first 24 hours here were a whirlwind of emotions. I couldn’t believe that I was actually here (it seems too surreal). I was so happy that I finally made it! But, after the initial feeling of amazement and happiness, the culture shock hit me. I…

Trust the process

You don’t know, What will happen tomorrow. You don’t know, Where life will take you. You don’t know, How you will feel. You don’t know, Why things happen. You just, Don’t know. You can’t plan, Your whole life. It will just happen, The way it’s supposed to. And nothing you do, Can ultimately change that….

Say cheese!

Just once a day. Show your teeth. Or at least, your dimples. Even if you don’t feel like it. It doesn’t mean your fake. It means – You’re strong enough – To smile through the pain. Saying cheese – Is a sign of strength. Even if only once a day, It can really help! It…

Blessed life!

Look around. What do you see? Chaos or peace? Yelling or praying? What is surrounding you? . . . Do you appreciate it all? Or do you take advantage of it? Are you humbled by it? Or are you overlooking it all? Do you care about others? Or, do you say: “Everyone for themselves!” “You…

Rain…

The sound of rain – I hear it outside my window It’s a calming, and sometimes annoying sound. I stare out at the rainy world! The feel of rain – I feel it – Soaking through my clothes. It makes me cold and soggy, But, I can’t be mad at it. Rainy days are not…

Earth + 7.6 billion people = Small world?

“It’s a big world out there!” . “Wow, what a small world!” . ^ Two very different sayings that, somehow, both make sense! Here’s a “poem” that I wrote, trying to explain that fact: The world is huge There’s only ONE world But, it’s a BIG world 7.6 billion people On ONE “small” planet And…