Category Archives: The Prayer Room: Missions

Costa Rica 2012, Part Three

3 weeks ago today, I woke up in a hotel room in San Jose. Sunday morning’s sunrise peeped in on a bunch of girls very excited about their day. This was the day we’d get to visit the local church … Continue reading

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Costa Rica 2012 Part Two

After a bumpy ride half an hour out of San Jose, we pulled into The Butterfly Farm. A beautiful preserve dedicated to their proliferation, this lovely farm boasted not only lovely landscaping, but some wonderful man-created art, too … Kim … Continue reading

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Costa Rica 2012, Part One

  I’m finally taking some time to type out the notes I wrote in my journal while in Costa Rica. I hope you enjoy our story! I’m in Costa Rica, and the wind is blowing. Giant palm trees wave massive … Continue reading

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We are Home, and I Am Afraid

We are back here at home! And I am afraid. I’m afraid I will forget. Costa Rica’s beauty… Her treasures …   Her heroes.   I am afraid I will forget him … and her …  and all of them, here … And … Continue reading

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Restful Rhythm

And all my dear friends saw the title of this post and laughed. That’s okay. It was a kind laugh, of course. Because they know they’re laughing with me, and not at me. I hope. I do too much running. … Continue reading

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For the Ones Who have Waited Too Long

God created women to mother. Whether you’ve been blessed with children of your own or not, God created you as He did every woman– with a unique capacity and gifting to bring life to the world around you. Could I … Continue reading

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31 Bag Party Online-Missions Benefit!

I’m getting so excited about our upcoming trip to Costa Rica! Let me rephrase that: I cannot possibly grasp the fact that I’m taking my daughters on a mission trip to Costa Rica! Yet, people have given, plane tickets have … Continue reading

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Girls’ Turn! Mission Trip to Costa Rica!

Dear Family and Friends,                                                                                 As many of you know, our family has always been interested in missions. We love to read about other cultures around the world, and have dreamt of traveling to and ministering in the places we’ve studied. … Continue reading

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Notes from Nicaragua

I thought I’d share with you today a couple of updates we’ve received about my son’s mission trip to Honduras and Nicaragua with Youth With a Mission! Many of you have contributed to his trip and prayed for us; we’re … Continue reading

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Roots and fruit

Homeschooling is not a task for the fainthearted. Nor is it a task for the weak-armed.  Stopping in the hallway yesterday afternoon for a chat with another mom, I expressed my frustration at being unable to ever complete it all, … Continue reading

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