finding faith: part iii (the works of my hands)

this december, i will be 33 years old–and i’m quite sure that i still have no idea what i want to be when i grow up.

i’ve lived many lives up until this point, and i believe i’ve lived them well (to the best of my ability, anyway). something about this new one, though; it feels different somehow.

i’ve worked since i was fourteen years old, even earlier if you count all those under-the-table babysitting … Read the rest

“but you–keep your eye on what you’re doing; accept the hard times along with the good; keep the Message alive; do a thorough job as God’s servant.” (2 timothy 4.5)

somedays, it’s easy to get distracted here in Liberia.
to be overwhelmed. to forget. to feel the urge to quit.

i am utterly thankful for His reminders to me.

today and every day, may i keep my eyes on what truly matters. may i Read the rest

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Tonight was Victory Christian Academy’s last Christmas play. Ever.
And I’m really having a hard time dealing with that.

The play itself was amazing. The kids sang their hearts out and truly believed every single word of it. Watching them up there, smiling and dancing and singing about the true meaning of Christmas, brought both a smile to my face and tears to my eyes. They have such a light & love for Christ inside … Read the rest