Evelynn is 6 months old today! Last year this time everyone was asking me the big question: Are you gonna give birth to your first child in Guatemala, a third world country? Or are you gonna postpone your moving date and have the baby in the US? Contrary to the popular assumption I chose to … Continue reading My Quarantine Buddy
Hearing a whisper I looked up to see six big brown eyes staring at me through the window. Irritation tempted me to go finish the nap I had recently been enjoying or open the door and holler, “Espera en el comedor, por favor, or I’m not coming outside to teach dance class.” I couldn’t figure … Continue reading The dream God fulfilled in the middle of a Pandemic
Well that last four months have flown by! Michael and I have settled into our new home at Hope of Life in Zacapa Guatemala unexpectedly smooth. We would like to share a little peek into our daily life with you. Settling in... If I had to give the first three weeks, after we arrived at … Continue reading Settling into a Rhythm
I can hardly believe Michael and I have been in Guatemala for almost two weeks now! I’ve been meaning to write this post for three weeks… well better late than never. First off, I want to praise the Lord. These past few months I have seen him working on our behalf so tangibly I don’t … Continue reading His Thoughts & His Ways
Tears blurred my eyes, “I can’t read my bible like this.” I thought to myself with a twinge of defeat and anger. My head throbbed and the pain in my neck seemed relentlessly, but I was not going to let them steal my sweet morning time with Jesus again. I left the house for a … Continue reading One Month of Answered Prayers
The MLT bunch Following God has been the greatest adventure of our lives. We have a holy calling that isn’t always easy but our lives are full of joy and purpose. Our more recent adventure was leading a 2 week camp known as ministry leadership training camp this July. Just last year we turned down … Continue reading “I could do this forever!”
It has been 1 year and 4 months since God put it on Michael and my heart to GO NOW onto a mission field outside of the country. I just want to take a few minutes to praise the Lord for all that he has done for us along this journey. First off, all of … Continue reading God is ALWAYS at Work!
“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” - Neil Armstrong. Maybe it is strange to use the quote of an astronaut jumping out of a spacecraft onto the surface of the moon to start this update. But I find it rather fitting and maybe I can convince you of the same. … Continue reading One Small Step
When Rachel and I came back from Tanzania we knew Guatemala was where the Lord wanted us to go. 2 days after getting back from Tanzania we began planning a second trip back to HOL. Returning to HOL for a 2 week trip was the next big step in moving forward with the ministry. Written … Continue reading Back So Soon?
Friends and Family, Rachel and I are overjoyed to share with you the next HUGE step in our lives. As we hope we have communicated well, you are aware that we are seeking full-time missionary status. Well, today we announce what only few know. We are pursuing Hope of Life International located in Zacapa, Guatemala. … Continue reading Choosing Hope of Life