Cast of Characters: The TREK Edition

Lay-dies and Gentlemen! BOYS AND GIRLS! I am proud to in-tro-duce to you to-day a team like NO OTHER!! Born of 4 different mothers, leaving sisters and brother, Raised in four corners of two neighbouring countries, we are joined together on one mission.   First Up! Please welcome into the blogging world, Our Fearless Leader… STEVE! One…

I met a girl named Allie

It’s not normal for a fourteen year old to drop five-syllable medical terms during a conversation with a middle-aged woman and a 20 year old girl she just met and to think nothing of it. At least, it’s not normal for most. When it happens though, I can tell you –  it’s a pretty humbling…

Now & Then, Part 2

An informative post for those searching for a more detailed description of the days to come. For information on the recent days past, see yesterday’s post. ______ The countdown is on! Nine Sleeps until I board a plane with three of my cohorts. Destination: Mongolia. For you who are wondering exactly WHAT we’ll be doing, this…

Now & Then, Part 1

Something I don’t like? Forgetting to pass along important information. Something I do like? Lists! Last week we were finally able to package and send out our prayer cards. I apologize for the lateness – there was some technological difficulties with the photocopier or something. All I really know is that when we finally prayed…

The City is Different

Abbotsford smells like chicken poop. I wonder if the people who live here know that. Incredibly, people grew immune to the stench of the brewery and pulp mills in my hometown, so I suppose people here are the same. There are no stars here. I’ve never lived where I can’t see the stars. Instead, there…

In Blundered Haiku

Sunday A skirt, liturgy. Meet new friends, experience Hospitality. . Monday “Familiar” – my Mom! Her first geocache is fun, then back ‘home’: a feast! . Tuesday Apologetics is int’resting stuff to learn. Plus, a cousin comes! . Wednesday Sam comes and inspires. Practicing what he preaches Smiles, truth, and mercy. . Thursday God answers…

Alive

I love life. I really do! It’s not always been with such enthusiasm, I admit, but the past nine months I have been on a pretty interesting journey of discovery and adventure that has been continually surprising me and challenging me to embrace this life harder and harder. For several months now I have been learning…

The Amazing Race

I looked down at some point on Saturday afternoon and this is what I saw: Evidence of Breakfast That would be a splatter of my ‘breakfast’. Turns out I ran all over Abbotsford that day with vomit on my pants! At least it was my own – and barely any, really. I got off pretty…