I woke up early this morning in one of those ways in which you are lying flat on your back when your eyes pop open and going back to sleep becomes impossible. I heard the Holy Spirit whisper, “I’m going to do some uncomfortable things this week.” And, as only the Holy Spirit could do … More Testing

What they don’t tell you before coming to Costa Rica….

We did lots of research before our big move to Costa Rica.  We studied weather trends, basic local info, like how the locals are called Ticos, the kinds of things we could expect to purchase upon arrival, etc. But there were several things that caught us by total surprise! Bullfighting Yes, that’s right! We arrived … More What they don’t tell you before coming to Costa Rica….

Costa Rica or Bust

When moving to another country you calculate all the things you will need and how you will get it to your final destination months ahead: planning each detail to the pound, ordering special bins to carry your most fragile items and may even fit a few extra items to make your transition a little easier … More Costa Rica or Bust


Sometimes the Lord speaks to you gently and quietly, sometimes he speaks loud and wraps hundreds of arms around you! Ben and I were so blessed by our family as they rallied around us praying four our family, our journey and the people of Peru. There are times that I get nervous about the days … More Covering