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Expanding my Faith Zone

For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. (‭Ephesians‬ ‭2‬:‭10‬ NLT) This past Sunday, I received some great news from Lacy Beach. Lacy is an amazing young woman who chose to stay in Cambodia beyond our 2014…

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Water is Life!

Yesterday, I received an email from Pastor Nora Catipon (founder of the Cambodia School of Missions, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia), sharing two photos of the brand new well that had been installed at her student, Pastor That’s house-church. I was so excited!! In the email, Pastor Nora wrote: “Thank you for helping this church and…

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KidPower Earth Day Project 2015

This week, I am traveling across the State of Florida for the Children of Inmates (COI) program. One of the exciting things COI kids will be participating in this spring is a joint project with the kids at Hollywood Central Elementary School and the Light of Future School #1. Together, the kids will participate in…

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Precious Prayers

A dear friend gave me a prayer book that I have been writing down “short-hand” prayer notes in for seven years. There are scribbled notes on every page and little handwritten notes on slips of paper in between many of the pages. The binding has begun to separate from the pages, so I use duct…

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Moving Forward with Intention in 2015

“A noble purpose inspires sacrifice, stimulates innovation and encourages perseverance.” ~ Gary Hamel I am not one to dwell in the past. However, I am still in awe of Trinity Church’s Girlfriends Conference 2015. I am in awe of Angela Lowe’s breathtakingly beautiful choreography and Edlyne Decady’s costume designs. I am in awe of my…

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Pivotal Moments

“I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world. I may not ever complete the last one, but I give myself to it.” ~ from Rilke’s Book of Hours The circles in my life became wider the moment I set foot in Cambodia for the first time in October 2013. When…

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Supporting Girlfriends Around the World

Today is the opening day of Trinity Church’s Girlfriends Conference 2015. During the conference, I will be sharing an update about our 2014 Mission trips to Cambodia. The primary funders of the biogas digester project and other activities we conducted in and around Phnom Penh were the women who attended the Girlfriends Conference 2014. In…