Growing Pains

The last three months have been a time of stretching and growing. Coming back from Mexico I felt a little lost. I’ve prayed about missions for the last four years. I had the opportunity to do what I wanted, but it wasn’t the right time. Talk about discouraging. Don’t get me wrong, I’m so glad … More Growing Pains

Adjusting to Home

I had full intentions of writing several days ago, but time always seemed to get away from me. We have been home for three and a half weeks, but it feels more like three and a half months. Life is so much busier here. Plus the holidays had us extra busy. And since we only … More Adjusting to Home

A Change of Plans

Yesterday was our last Sunday here. It was a lot harder for me than I anticipated. Saying goodbye is always hard, but I wasn’t prepared for yesterday. I had hoped it would be easier since we were here longer, but I think that’s what made it harder. We got so close to so many people. … More A Change of Plans

Outside of Comfort

As we were waiting to leave Sunday after church, we got two invitations from church members to come to their house for lunch. We kindly accepted and set up times to come over with Pastor Gustavo and Miss Claudia because would also be there. Thankfully. For our introverted anti-social personalities, this is far beyond our … More Outside of Comfort

A Day of Firsts

Today Joel and I had some firsts. Miss Yolanda left this morning to head to Houston for a dentist appointment on Monday. It’s about a five hour drive from the mission to Houston, so she wanted to leave over the weekend. Plus her daughter and her family live in Houston, so she always makes time to see … More A Day of Firsts