Why I Chose to Homeschool My Boys

The small part of the world I live in now isn’t used to meeting women (or men) who homeschool their kids. It is legal here, thankfully, but not common. When folks here find out I teach my children at home, they are usually full of questions. I’m sort of an anomaly in our neighborhood. One … Continue reading Why I Chose to Homeschool My Boys

Is Blind Faith Possible? How God Made the Impossible Possible on Our Journey to the Unknown

“I need missionaries in Italy.” The words came to me as clearly as if you and I were talking face to face over a cup of coffee. My world changed at that moment. For one, I had never heard God speak to me so clearly. I was visibly shaken. It was hard to breathe. I … Continue reading Is Blind Faith Possible? How God Made the Impossible Possible on Our Journey to the Unknown

Finding Yourself on the Other Side of Frustration

Frustration. It’s a debilitating state of mind that had been the enemy of our family as I was growing up. My father displayed his frustration and dissatisfaction daily through a seemingly constant barrage of huffing and sighing and other non-verbal indicators aimed at no one in particular, but clearly communicating his level of frustration in our … Continue reading Finding Yourself on the Other Side of Frustration