The Gladiator and the Guard (A Book Review)

I recently read a great novel that I’d like to tell you about. Below you can find my review of The Gladiator and the Guard as well as information from the author about the book, where to buy it, and even a giveaway opportunity! My Review “An Exciting Tale of Bravery, Integrity, and Sacrifice” Big Picture: “The Gladiator and the Guard” (henceforth abbreviated G&G) is the … Continue reading The Gladiator and the Guard (A Book Review)

Moving Sale…It’s Getting Real, Y’all

Charles and I just put together and shared with our local Taichung community a pretty comprehensive list of all the furniture and big items we are selling since we’re leaving Taiwan. Because it’s an overseas move, it’s cost-prohibitive to take most of our household items with us. That means selling couches and beds, bookshelves, dishes, the dining room table, and just about everything but the … Continue reading Moving Sale…It’s Getting Real, Y’all

Goodbyes and Hellos

“Do you keep a blog anymore?” my youngest sister asked me yesterday. Yikes. Has it been that long since I’ve written?

Yes, I still keep a blog, but in the midst of a very busy and somewhat tumultuous season of life, the blog has gotten a little dusty. So now it’s time to blow off the dust {woooosh} and get back to writing, even though I don’t know exactly what to say. Continue reading “Goodbyes and Hellos”

Since Last I Wrote…

A lot has happened since I last had the time and presence of mind to write a blog post. These are some of the highlights (and lowlights?) of the last few months.

My middle sister (who lives in China) had an ectopic pregnancy that almost took her life because she was bleeding internally for 2-3 days before she realized there was a problem. God was gracious and gave her friends to get her to the hospital, a surgeon who was willing to perform a lifesaving operation on a foreigner without the necessary paperwork, a husband who took exceptional care of her in the hospital and as she convalesced at home, and a loving mom who traveled halfway around the world to care for her in the weeks after surgery.  Continue reading “Since Last I Wrote…”