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New Life.

“All I know is I was one way before, and now I’m completely different. And the thing that happened in between was Him.” -The Chosen I sat on our balcony earlier this summer with a couple of the girls to listen to the testimonies they were planning to share the next morning at their baptisms. The bamboo…

“If the Lord wills, let it be as you have said.”

It was Wednesday night and we were all packed around the long table eating dried fish with tomatoes for dinner (I promise, it tastes better than it sounds). The girls excited voices echoed loudly off the walls as they made up a hilarious imaginary scene together from a future TRIM reunion they were creating in…

Learning it’s okay to fail.

I remember the first time I called a friend from the floor of my bedroom in the Philippines and confessed I wasn’t fit to be a mom. Someone needs to come get Nicole and bring her to the kind of person she deserves, I said over the phone through tears. Surely anyone would be better…

“Disturb us Lord, when we are too well pleased with ourselves. When all our dreams come true because we dreamed too little. When we arrive safely because we have sailed too close to the shore. Disturb us Lord.”

-Sir Francis Drake