We are blessed to have spent the last 3 months in the States with such wonderful family and friends. We traveled through Chicago, Atlanta, Charlotte, Cheraw, D.C., Los Angeles, Waco, New Orleans, Savannah, and more. We had fun trying yummy foods, driving for the first time in 2 years, the beach, Disneyland for the 1st … Continue reading #Blessed
Often, when things do not go as planned, I have a tendency to freak out. You know me... we have talked about this type A personality and love of lists and order. Lately, we have had some detours as to how we expected events to happen and it has been amazing to see how God … Continue reading When the unexpected happens…
Hey Guys, Jeff here..I know I don't usually blog on here, Lauren has been amazing at it. But I wanted to take some time to share about some takeaways of our time at Paris. Now I could go on and discuss how amazing the food was and how beautiful the city was, which it was, … Continue reading Paris, Culture, and the Church…
What are you doing November 19th? Are you packing up your life in suitcases? again...and getting on a jet plane? Are you moving to another country? Guess What?! WE ARE! We got our green light and reserved tickets on Tuesday. It has been a whirl-wind of days and we don't expect it to slow down … Continue reading November 19th
Hi Everyone! Merry Belated Christmas! Sorry I haven't posted sooner but I was enjoying my free time with my usually very busy husband. We spent Christmas in California this year and it was so relaxing! I was surprised by how well I coped with not seeing family at Christmas time. Last year was the first … Continue reading Christmas in Cali
Hi Everyone! We hope you are doing well and enjoying December. Our Country has experienced pain and grief this week and I am so thankful to personally know a God who cares about us, understands every emotion that we experience, and is yearning to give us hope even when we feel how lost the world … Continue reading A Whirlwind into December
Happy Turkey Day! Happy Thanksgiving! Happy stuff your face with pie day! We hope you all had a wonderful thanksgiving this week! We had a very interesting crazy,chaotic, weird, good, a little sad...day...I am sure you did too. I find these words familiar to thanksgiving time. Ok gather 'round, let me tell you a story. … Continue reading Happy Turkey Day!
Have you ever forgotten where you put something and then felt so stupid when you found it. Well..... during cleaning the kitchen and counter tops, I decided that it would be a good idea to put the leftover brownies in the oven to save space. Then later that night we preheated the oven for dinner … Continue reading Heavenly perspective and the Oven
Hi everyone, We have had so much fun this month but it has flown by. Jeff is in the busy time of the quarter with papers and presentations. He has been even busier with meetings and events for his job, but it has been fun and exciting to watch him plan events and grow as … Continue reading Where did October go?
Sunday was a great day of communication and conversation for Jeff and I. You know when you have a day where the conversation is fluid, there is understanding, everything is laid out on the table, a space for openness and honest, and a time of listening. Those of you who think that marriage makes communication … Continue reading Jeff’s Job and My Epiphany