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Sunday January 26th 2020

‘Vocation’ Archives

I’ve Come Here to Be

I’ve Come Here to Be

Happy New Year, dear reader. While it may seem like I’m writing again due to some New Year’s resolution, it’s just coincidental to other circumstances. We recently landed back on US soil and have moved to the mountains of Virginia. We’re settled enough now that I can focus on moving [...]

The Things We Leave Behind

The Things We Leave Behind

The beauty of God’s eternal plan remains untouched by my worldly cares. That’s the thought that caressed through my brain as I sat on our mountain porch this morning. I looked out and as usual, the hills stretched lazily in their Sabbath repose. The clouds strolled by as playful as ever. The [...]

A Stranger in a Land of Promise

A Stranger in a Land of Promise

I was in the mountains. I’d always wanted to be here. To look out over the great expanse before me and find myself such a small, integrated piece of God’s glorious creation. In the mountains I felt a part rather than just apart. I was an active participant in allowing God to remind me of my [...]