Philippine Welcome

The central Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains are beautiful. Friends and family from Virginia and other states are in our hearts. But the Lord made a large deep room inside us for our Philippine family and gave us tasks to accomplish that can make a difference. Flying to our IFL home… Continue reading

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Being Watched

Do you like being watched? Care to be examined all the time? Does the boss watch you like a hawk? Do the children catch your candid moments because they are watching? There is no escape from the reality of the first chapters of Genesis in this regard: God watches and… Continue reading

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The Beauty, the Beast, and the Reason

The search for answers to tragedy are never ending. Whether the event is in a little Baptist church, a university campus, or streets where runners are on a marathon, the newscasts portray the heart rending events along with the a typical announcement that authorities are searching for answers. The beasts… Continue reading

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Cambodian Delight and Philippine Goodbye

It’s the Cambodian faces that I cannot erase, even though our stay was only four days of last week. I sleep, but I still see them. I walk slowly through the IFL compound among those I love at our IFL home, but the home staff asks about the Cambodia mission… Continue reading

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The Cries of Hearts

  Faylene spoke softly that morning, “I don’t know what I will do when we return to a quiet house.” She is already feeling a pull on her heart as she thinks about missing children’s voices in the early morning when she returns to the United States in a few… Continue reading

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