Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fidgeting – Day 9

Today we began unpacking the tools God gave us to heal our marriage…and the fidgeting started. Not in every chair, but several. The fidgeting testifies to the discomfort of being vulnerable with one another….revealing our inner hearts. We know how the fidgets feel. … Continue reading

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Red Rings – Day 8

I catch them out of the corner of my eye as we share our testimony of reconciliation: red rings. Red rings encompassing their eyes. Eyes of hurt. Eyes of disappointment. Eyes of fear. The red rings encircling years of pain and … Continue reading

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Right to the Source – Day 7

Bumblebees are totally dependent on flowers for pollen and nectar…so much so that they know exactly where to draw out the nourishment they need, from even the most “complicated” of flowers. Their survival depends on their instinct. I think long and hard on this truth, … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Action! – Days 6 and 7

When something’s good, you want everyone to know about it. Through the work of Bridge to Life Ministries, Don and Becky Smith have been helping hurting couples for almost 30 years. This week in Holland, MI, we’ve had the privilege of helping them … Continue reading

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Scarlet to Snow – Day 4

Clint is often asked about how he was ever able to forgive my unfaithfulness and betrayal during our first marriage. And, he always responds the same humble way: “How could I not?”

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Never Alone – Day 3

Her husband left her and their baby just after Christmas, 2009. Courageously she walks this wilderness with integrity. With grace. Parenting alone. Sleeping alone. Waking alone. Waiting alone. And yet I see that, clearly, she is never really alone. She wears … Continue reading

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More – Day 2

It always takes a few days and a few hundred miles for the reality of another mission to fully sink in…to really realize and accept the fact that once we leave our front door, we won’t see it again for 40 days. 40 days of … Continue reading

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Ready to Launch

For the next 40 days, we’ll be blogging with regard to our ninth mission trip across the U.S. This journey will take place from Sept. 2nd – Oct. 11th. We’ll post entries, photos, and videos from the road. Our mission … Continue reading

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