We got a home phone. Did we mention that? It’s red and old fashioned and has a cord and is just fun. It sits on a little side table in our living room, next to our white glider that I nursed and rocked Hudson in for months waaaaay back when we lived in Alaska. We've … Continue reading Unknown Igor
Ruth started a special new art class at school and had her first day of French class yesterday... and loved both. Clara looks eagerly for her friends every morning and, despite still not eating lunch or snacks, really enjoys being at school. Your (and our!) prayers are being answered. We just wanted to say thanks. … Continue reading Thank You
Pollen counts here in Québec are finally on the decline, after being about 1.5x higher than usual for several weeks. We've felt that through congestion, sneezing, sore throats, and lots of sinus pressure, so we're very thankful for the reprieve this week! Other than that, here's a quick life update on our family and a … Continue reading Life Update & Prayer Requests
I love water bottle stickers. My coffee travel mug, my Nalgene, my guitar case... all are covered in stickers that I've collected from travels, companies, or that simply brought my joy. They've been gifted, found, purchased, or received as a "bonus," and I'm slowly (but proudly) getting our kids excited about stickers, too. Before school … Continue reading Water Bottle Stickers
A vital entity in Québec City, Laval University has been teaching and preparing students for the next phases of life for 350 years. Over 335,000 students have been educated at Laval, and more than 47,000 students were enrolled for fall 2021 - 63% are full-time students; 27% are in graduate programs. The remaining 10% study … Continue reading Laval University
Happy Labor Day yesterday! All of our long weekend plans were thrown out the window when the ragweed and pollen count here in Quebec exploded, along with some of our allergies. So we spent the weekend doing puzzles, wearing pajamas, watching movies, watching church online, battling pollen pollen, and reconnecting as a family. While it … Continue reading And so it Begins.
Week one of school is in the books. Here's how it went for everyone in our family: Ruth: Nervous to go in every morning. Tells us at the end of the day that she had a good day. Has made a few new friends, but can't really communicate with them because of the language barrier. … Continue reading Week One of School
Last night, our latest newsletter left our MailChimp account and landed in people’s inboxes! If you missed it, you can read it here and see why the photo below is relevant. Acts 2.46 "Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad … Continue reading August 2022 Newsletter
When God started calling our family away from Togo and to something else, we made a list of things to pray over. The list included our spiritual gifts, ministry passions, talents, and other things we’d love to see included in our lives. One of those things was the opportunity to send our kids to a … Continue reading School Started!
Our hope is found in Christ alone. When fevers spike in the middle of the night and kids get sick in their beds, our hope is in Christ. When potty training goes off the rails and we have to buy more pull-ups, our hope is in Christ. When we remember all the things we sold … Continue reading Our Hope