Month: November 2015

The Joys of Travel Hiccups

You know that feeling you get right before clicking the ‘purchase’ button when buying plane tickets?  Especially plane tickets that cost 4 figures?  Heart racing…palms sweaty…head swimming…double, triple and quadruple checking dates and times. But that’s what travel insurance is for right?  So we can have confidence in going ahead with a very large travel…
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November 30, 2015 1


The city of Jericho was mighty indeed. Conquering that place, no one could ever succeed. Those walls were too high and fortified strong. To think you’d defeat it you’d have to be wrong. But there was one man who looked at things queer. He didn’t see walls that were mighty and sheer. The walls were…
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November 19, 2015 0

One Small Thing

In a very small town with the small name of Bitty, Lived a very small boy with a funny name, Giddy. He had reddish brown hair and spent time on his own. The fact is, this boy was not very well known. A likeable place this small town of Bitty. But all was not well…
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November 16, 2015 0

Homeschooling – Where to Start

Yes, where to start, good question.  When we had first decided we were going to go on our adventurous road trip, and that we would therefore need to homeschool the kids, I had originally looked at signing up to the local ‘School of Distance Education’.  I thought this was a great resource…and really, I’m sure…
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November 13, 2015 0

Faith for the Journey

Matt (my husband) and I have felt for a long time that we were called to full time ministry (sorry for the Christianese, but that’s why I’ve separated these posts from the other ones).  But it has been a long road to get there…and, well, we haven’t gotten there yet.  But God has faithfully opened…
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November 12, 2015 0

Adventures Unknown

We (my husband, my 3 kids and myself) are currently in the process of preparing for, what some might call, a once in a lifetime trip.  I hope that is not what it turns out to be.  I don’t want this to be the best time of our life.  I want this to be the…
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November 12, 2015 1

Not What I Expected

I was the last person I thought would homeschool my kids. In fact, if I’m being honest, I couldn’t wait till my kids all went to school and I could have the day to myself again.  But things change… …like circumstances.   And so I find myself on the cusp of a great big adventure…
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November 11, 2015 1