She takes my by the hand and leads me into her world, which at this moment is swinging on the hammock on her patio. As I push her harder and harder, at her request, the giggles only increase. Her joy is absolutely contagious. Over the course of almost 6 months she has melted me and… Continue reading Pink Kitchens
Greetings from Guatemala City! In these past few months, God has been working in absolutely amazing ways in our lives and in the community where we're living. We have seen Him start to change people in a real way through the power of the Holy Spirit. I have learned that even though relationships are hard,… Continue reading Gringita en un Mundo Grande
1 John 4:17-19 "This is how love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the day of judgement: In this world we are like Jesus. There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not… Continue reading No Fear In Love
Sigues trabajando, sigues trabajando en mi Tú no has terminado, tú no has terminado conmigo Lo que has comenzado, confío en que lo vas a completar hasta el día que vengas y estémos frente a frente. -Fuego You keep working, you keep working in me You haven't finished, you haven't finished with me What… Continue reading Trusting in the Dark
I arrived in Costa Rica on September 15th, which is also Independence Day. The next morning, I attended church with my host family + way more formally introduced to the Spanish language. I had just spent 4 years in high school studying it, but somehow there is so much that I still don't know. In… Continue reading Blog Post #1
Hi friends! God has been working so much in my heart in the midst of fear and hesitation (despite excitement) about this next year, not to mention the busyness and fun that summer always brings. On July 8th, I had the privilege of attending Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM)'s annual commissioning for their missionaries who are… Continue reading Summer updates!
My fundraiser meal was held this past Sunday, and I was simply amazed at what God is doing with my post-high school plans. Even though planning this meal was by no means easy, I felt the presence of God the whole day, working despite my fears and anxieties. Our church family is so incredibly… Continue reading Grace + blessing abound!
Hello! I haven't updated you all in a while, so it's time to let you know what's happening with my mission internship in Costa Rica. God has been so incredibly good, even though the journey of taking a gap year to do ministry can be difficult. In April, I found out that the program I'm… Continue reading Searching and knowing
Photo credit Morgan Rose Images Spring became my favorite season in 2015, when I read Ann Voskamp's One Thousand Gifts. Her poetic writing and challenging nudges captivated me, and I remember learning about her gift list (not of what you want, but of what you already have) and immediately knowing that I had to start my… Continue reading My first spring of gratitude