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There’s Always Room for One More

There’s always room for one more. This was a saying I heard all the time growing up. In Nigeria, there was always room for one more in the car and our lives. In Haiti, I encountered this thought  process again as we fit as many people as we could into transportation to get from place… Continue reading There’s Always Room for One More

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Surrendering Graciously

Surrendering graciously. That’s an oxymoron in my life. Often when God asks me to surrender things, I give it up kicking and screaming. I try to take it back soon after I give it up. In this season, I’ve had to surrender some things like my five year plan. I mean, it got thrown far… Continue reading Surrendering Graciously

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Ordinary Places

Ordinary. That word just makes me flinch. I’ve tried my whole 24 years not to be ordinary, boring, and unexciting. Don’t lie and tell me you haven’t kinda always combined ordinary with boring. I just finished reading Shannan Martin’s new book, The Ministry of Ordinary Places. I started reading it because I simply love Shannon… Continue reading Ordinary Places

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Embracing This Life of More

These past months have been quite something. All my energy has been spent on simply surviving-putting one foot in front of the other. A year ago, all my energy was focused on myself and my healing. I resigned myself to this life of second best. Let me explain that. I had my life planned out… Continue reading Embracing This Life of More

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The Very Worst Missionary

I just finished this book by Jamie Wright. 10/10 would recommend reading with a grain of salt. She has some good points, but there is some shaky theology. She also uses some language so if Christians using language makes you mad just read the highlights and not the book. Here are the things I pulled… Continue reading The Very Worst Missionary

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Reflections and “me too”

This week has been a tough one, but one full of reflecting on my life. God is good. Life is messy. This detour was not in my plan. The longer this detour is going on, the harder it is to cling to that fact that God is good. A year ago, I wouldn’t have thought… Continue reading Reflections and “me too”