Category Archives: Joy

Proverbs: Part 18

I’m tired, sweaty and cranky. This week has been crazy; I’ve been getting up early, working on my feet for hours, and enduring high heat and humidity with no central air in my Korean home (it doesn’t exist) and no … Continue reading

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When There Is Nothing Else There Is The Baby Jesus

A group of soldiers delivered Christmas presents to the children of Jacob’s House Orphanage in South Korea this past weekend. I tagged along, spending hours snuggling with the infants and playing with the toddlers. One of the little boys took … Continue reading

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Reaching Americans, One Take-Home Craft Project at a Time

Tears are streaming down my face. I’m sitting in the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church (RHUMC) pew watching 300 children sing praises to God. In unity, thousands of little fingers stretch to the rafters, point to their hearts and use … Continue reading

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All the Riches I’ll Ever Need

When I think about the sins I’ve committed in my life, my pitfalls, my stupidity, the times I’ve fallen away from God, when I’ve lost my temper for no good reason with my husband or my children, when I’ve pined … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift: Why We Celebrate Mother’s Day

My life became worthwhile the day I birthed my firstborn. Only, I didn’t know that right away. I entered the maternity ward a sane, confident well-rested young woman. Three days later I left a shadow of my former self. I … Continue reading

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