"If a commission by an earthly king is considered an honor, how can a commission by a Heavenly King be considered a sacrifice?"
-David Livingstone

June 8, 2011


I am sad. But I feel blessed...
I am scared. But I know that it's not all about me.
I'm already fighting off deep low blows of loneliness.
And yet I know that I am not, nor ever will be, truly alone.
I feel so young - so unqualified - but I'm told to not let anyone despise my youth.
I'm aching to be with people who I miss so desperately...
And yet I'm delighted to have people to miss.
I am homesick for a country
that no longer feels like home...


  1. Take courage! Jesus was lonely, too. He knows best hot to be your constant companion! With prayers for you all, -Schane

  2. And we DO miss you Maria.

    Mooga and Pattee