Verse Art

Because our school is so small, not all junior high students are able to take art. In fact, there is only room for a couple of grade 9 students and the rest is reserved for high school. This leaves my grade 7s and 8s itching for any opportunity to draw or work with their hands.…

A Beautiful Woman

As you may or may not know, since the beginning of the school year I’ve been living in house with a lovely 91 year old lady. She is one of the sweetest people I have ever known and she has a beautiful spirit. It was a miracle how we met, and you can read all about…

Nourishment (the forever kind)

 I made the mistake of drinking four cups of this strong herbal Chinese tea last night at 11 pm. I didn’t think it would keep me up but oh did it ever. I was still awake at 7 in the morning, so I gave up trying to sleep and started getting ready for church. Typically…

Exciting News!

I have an exciting announcement! In a little over a month, I will be moving eight hours north to a small town of 3000 where I will be teaching French as a Second Language to grades 4-12 in the up-coming school year! I have waited a year for a teaching position with a school board…

Psaume 23

For the past week, I’ve had a song stuck in my head. The tune is “Frère Jacques” but the words are from Psalm 23. During one of many Bible studies two years ago in Dijon, we were asked to write a poem that summarized the ideas of this passage. And I thought it would be…

The Fight

 My small group has been finishing up 1 Timothy in our Bible studies and a couple of verses in our last study made me reevaluate how I’ve been living my life. Here are the verses (6:11,12) we looked at: But you, O man of God, flee from all this. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness…