So, I told you about this "thing." This AVM thing, this strange blood vessel thing. This thing that I had to go to Mayo Clinic to get taken care of because no one around West Michigan knew what it was. Let that sink in for a second...... You're in 8th grade. You live near the … Continue reading Jump Forward by Jumping Backward
(Putting aside the Haiti part of the story and moving to other things) It's a thing I've known about for 40 years. If you're counting, that was when I was in 8th grade. When it was first found that I had "this thing," really no one in our area of Michigan knew what it was. … Continue reading So, you see, there’s this thing…..
Those of us who were involved in Haitian adoptions (or just in Haitian missions of any sort) ended up using the coup in 2004 as a way to prepare for the earthquake in 2010. I can hear some of you saying it, "How can he call a natural disaster that killed hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading Preparing for 2010
So, as I'm getting younger (ha!), I'm doing this a bit more often than I used to, but still not as much as I should. What? Looking back on the past and seeing what I can learn from it. Looking back on the past and seeing how God had a plan through it all. Oh … Continue reading Lessons from a Coup
How did they do? How did we do? If you look back, we had three goals we wanted to accomplish: • Make sure that the U.S. government, in particular, the State Department is aware of and watching out for the good of our kids. • To strongly urge the U.S. government to communicate with the … Continue reading So, What Grade would you give the Teddy Bears?