Entries by Anna

The Packing Challenge – Part 3

Again, I thought I was done after Part 2. However, I know people were praying for us in our travels, and I need to brag on God and what He did on our behalf. We’d repacked everything, readjusted, moved things, gotten everything to weight. In some cases, I knew I was pushing the weight limit […]

A Downside

It’s one of the most painful things we have to do. It makes our life feel transitive, impermanent, without real physical or emotional ties. It hurts. It’s a struggle for my kids in particular. This hurts a mother’s heart. We do it here, then we have to do it again in Uganda. We have to […]

The Packing Challenge – Part 2

There was never supposed to be a part 2 to this story. I felt like my last post on it was sufficient. Then we got to the train station Saturday morning. James and I worked all week to get the packing done. We weighed, repacked, weighed again, repacked some more, until we got everything up […]

The Packing Challenge

Numerous times we’ve had people say to us “We appreciate the sacrifices you make!” While we acknowledge the sentiment, we don’t feel like we are sacrificing by living on the mission field. I have a corner full of luggage that can attest to this lack of sacrifice. :-/ It’s difficult to condense one’s life into a […]

Born Abroad

When you have a baby in America, everything with registering the birth is very straightforward. A nurse comes to your room later in the day after the baby is born or the next day. They take down your information – Parent’s full names and birth places, and that sort of thing. They give you a […]