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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…

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Girlfriends, walking by faith is everything!

Trinity Church’s Girlfriends Conference 2015 begins Friday, January 16, 2015! I am reposting this November 2014 blog article with a little extra information for all my Girlfriends! Will you be at the conference? There is still time to register at:Girlfriends Conference 2015 “For we walk by faith, not by sight.” (II Corinthians 5:7 NKJV) Girlfriends,…

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Living a Life of Purpose

“I determined never to stop until I had come to the end and achieved my purpose.” ~ David Livingstone David Livingstone was a pioneer medical missionary who died at age 60 in 1873 in a territory that is now part of the nation of Zambia. His life as missionary, explorer, scientist, and anti-slavery crusader are…

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Creativity and Big Ideas in 2015

“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things.” ~ Steve Jobs Yesterday,…

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It’s Never Too Late for a Big Idea

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from my family to yours! We just received our “official” family Christmas pictures and I am amazed that another year is drawing to a close. So many great things happened in 2014, but there were many things that I never got around to doing. As I look at this…

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What is your Mission?

“So God created humankind in his image; in the image of God he created him: male and female he created them.” Genesis 1:27 CJB I have been meditating on Genesis chapter 1 for weeks by reading it in many different translations and letting the words permeate my thoughts. The verse above is taken from the…