Today is a St. Jean-Baptiste Day, a day to commemorate John the Baptist. And while we had great intentions to write a whole post explaining the holiday, we fell sick with something this week. It isn’t the Big C, according to our rapid home tests. But we also don’t think it’s allergies. So while the … Continue reading Joyeuse Fête de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste !
Hey friends! Happy Father’s Day yesterday to our dads and all the father-like figures God has given us. We’re thankful for you! We’re adjusting well (we think) to life in Quebec. Our new home is nearly settled, we’ve found some good parks in our own little neighborhood and some good grocery stores. We have experienced … Continue reading Praises and Prayer Requests
Here are three fun things from the week! 1. Our kids’ salvations! In case you missed it, all three of our kiddos confessed Jesus Christ as their savior this week, asking Him to forgive their sins and live in their hearts. Yesterday, Ruth sat next to me as I did my quiet time and wanted … Continue reading Three Things
For nearly seven years, Allen and I have prayed every day that our kids would accept Christ as their Lord and Savior. And God answered those countless prayers for all three of our children within just twelve hours of each other! Sunday night, as we were praying with the kids before bed, Hudson (age 3) … Continue reading An Answer to Prayer
Thanks so much to everyone who prayed for and encouraged our family this week! Our apartment is starting to feel more and more like home and that’s helping all of us feel more settled. Other good news: We got our refrigerator this week! It’s a big improvement from the blue camping cooler and bags of … Continue reading Fridges, WiFi, and the Woods
A week ago today, we pulled out of Sherbrooke and drove the two hours north to Québec. Our apartment is slowly starting to feel like home (thanks to IKEA and some homemade muffins) but the boxes in our living room are preventing us from really settling. The unease that accompanies a move is manifesting itself … Continue reading Prayer Requests
What. A. Week. We have about 10 hours worth of stories from earlier this week that would have you laughing, gasping, groaning, and lamenting with us. From a UHaul pickup fail to forgetting important documents for an important meeting to finally unloading everything into our apartment, it’s been a long and fun and full week. … Continue reading First Friday in Québec
A 20-foot UHaul is loaded and waiting for us outside with a full tank of gas. The Jeep is prepped and there are new movies on the iPad for the kids. Our apartment here in Sherbrooke is empty and clean, waiting for its next tenants. And we're hitting the road early this morning (well, 9am) … Continue reading Today’s the Day!
Thank you so much for the sweet birthday wishes yesterday! We had a great day together as a family, plus I was able to spend time with a few friends. It was fun, encouraging, and made me even more excited for the next year and how God will be moving and working in our lives. … Continue reading Pizza, Ping Pong, and Snails
Allen here, writing to say that today we celebrate Melissa! Whether it’s loving on our kiddos, helping others, or leading a Bible study, her love for God and making Him known shines through. She is always looking for ways to bless others through gifts, time, or an encouraging word. She is adventurous and pours her … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Melissa!