The Ministry of Motherhood

May

11

2014

Happy Mother’s Day! My wonderful husband made my day with helping me get a straight 5 hours of sleep, making us a delicious breakfast, and chatting with me for a while on the couch while our little man slept in his arms. All real luxuries these days! I’m so grateful for him and for baby Nolan...

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Love and Marriage (Group)

May

10

2014

I started this post a few months ago but with all the changes and new things occupying our time I never got around to finishing it! Still seems worth sharing so here’s a bit of a delayed description of one of my favorite ways God has called us to minister here this year. Above is one of our engagement...

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High School Career Day

Mar

28

2014

What do you want to be when you grow up? I know some adults who are still figuring that out, but kids often seem to have a pretty good handle on the answer to that, at least when they’re little.  ”I want to be a doctor!” “A chef!” “A lion trainer!”  More power...

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Connecting over Colada

Oct

24

2013

The other day I got to have my first mug of Colada Morada. And I got to have it while sitting and talking with a friend about life and all its complexities. Colada Morada is a thick, hot, sweet fruit drink that is only made and served around this time of year in Ecuador in anticipation of the Dia de...

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House Hunters Comes to Quito

Sep

20

2012

It’s hard to believe we’re already almost through with week 3 of the school year!  There are still many left in the year, but time sure seems to be going more quickly these days. We’ll do our best to write more on that soon, but wanted to hop on here to share two of our new colleagues...

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Interludes

Aug

23

2012

Interludes

angela

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Hello, all!  I wanted to take a few minutes to share some of my own experiences during our first couple weeks in Ecuador.  Doug has done such a great job of sharing about things here that I haven’t taken the time like I’ve meant to to put down some of my own musings.  So here is an extended...

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Hospital Visit

Aug

20

2012

Hospital Visit

doug

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Things in Ecuador just work differently. Today, we saw more evidence of that fact as we headed to the local hospital for the first time (no, I didn’t have to ride in an ambulance). About three weeks ago, I took a spill off my bike while trying to jump onto a cement parking curb…not wise....

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