Saying Goodbye (from a missionary’s mama)

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*This is a guest post from my close friend who is in the process of saying goodbye to her child leaving for the mission field. I asked if I could share her words because the parental heartache she gives voice to-- the wrestling with entrusting her child to the Lord, is one that so many mamas will appreciate and be encouraged by.     Goodbye. I am preparing to say goodbye and I am not sure if I want to. Have I been properly prepared to say Continue Reading

Longing, Readiness, and Anchoring Hope

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Frustrated. That's how I felt. I wrote this article for the first time earlier today. And it took me nearly two hours. And then my computer froze and the dreaded-dread-thing happened. I had to restart the computer and when I returned to the article everything was blank. Gone. I called in my better-than-I-am-at-computers-son who was home from school with a fever and asked for his help, but no matter what we did, the words were irretrievable. I know... I Continue Reading