I blame ‘the media’

The morning after I defended my thesis, I woke up to headlines of the US government banning the disbursement of citizen-owned information, protests ranging from abortion to immigration, the Russian Parliament decriminalizing vital aspects of domestic violence laws and journalists being labeled by members of the US president’s administration as "the opposition." The night I … Continue reading I blame ‘the media’

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‘In this wasteland, where I’m living’

Greetings! I’m riding the bus home from the YWAM Central Region Conference in Pattaya. To say I am a mess is an understatement. I came here knowing God would give me answers but not knowing the work he would do in me in two days. Sometimes my heart gets so full that the things inside … Continue reading ‘In this wasteland, where I’m living’

Cambodian Water Project: Stage 1

Greetings! We have a plan! For those of you interested in helping with the Cambodian water project, I am excited to report to you about the progress being made. To date, we have the first stage of the project (of three stages) drawn up and estimated. Above is a rough sketch of the plan. Our … Continue reading Cambodian Water Project: Stage 1

Oh, What a Difference 5 Years Can Make; ‘We’ll Always Be Newspaper People’

I often ask myself when making big decisions, “Will this even matter in five years?” Few times have I been able to answer yes to that question, but the day I published the last issue of the North Central Reporter was one of them. That was six years ago this week, and I have no doubt … Continue reading Oh, What a Difference 5 Years Can Make; ‘We’ll Always Be Newspaper People’

Hey Delta, Glad My Kids Are OK Because Your Rep Ryan Davis Is Not

(I feel I should edit this a bit for clarity regarding the paragraph about the chaperone. The paragraph below, regarding the chaperone, is worded poorly, and I apologize. My intentions were not to make something seem like it is not. I was aware of the chaperone policy of China Southern. China Southern does state that … Continue reading Hey Delta, Glad My Kids Are OK Because Your Rep Ryan Davis Is Not

A Loud … Boom! A Soft Blow

Greetings! Wow. We want to send a huge THANK YOU to everyone who contributed, prayed and shared our posts to raise funds for a visit to America. Today, I am within $850 of my goal! Jaynee has reached her goal! And Justine has enough to book a ticket! Hallelujah! I was able to book two tickets for … Continue reading A Loud … Boom! A Soft Blow