Daily Flow

It was hot. But what else was new? Sukhothai’s “winter” had drifted seamlessly into summer having no mercy on the unsuspecting farang still not quite adapted to the intense, year-round tropical climate. On that day, the threat of chaos felt particularly high, likely as a result of the mounting pressure to equip a houseful of … Read more

When the big picture is made up of Small moments

A month and a half of silence here on the blog. That’s not indicative of nothing happening, it’s more a sign that my mind just can’t wrap itself around how to put it all into words. The truth is, I’ll never be able to. God is so much bigger than my mind can grasp. I’m … Read more

another Wave of Grief

I’m just naive enough to not have seen it coming. I knew he needed to leave. Either the timing or the calling wasn’t right for him. His heart wasn’t here and his mind was consumed with the challenges ahead of him once he returned to the US without us. At 18, there’s no telling what’s … Read more

family worship ideas for getting started

Family Worship: Making time for it and how it looks in our home

Slipping out of bed when the sounds of sleep and the quiet darkness of night still linger isn’t the easiest thing I’ve ever trained myself to do. To get up for a paycheck is one thing, but to drag out of the coziness of bed is quite another when nobody is holding you to it. … Read more