Staying Faithful

I’ve been reading some of my Thailand teammates blogs recapping their experiences of our trip and the theme of faithfulness keeps coming up. After reading one friend’s writings today, I was moved to post on Facebook:

Being faithful right where you’re at, right now in the plain, ordinary, perhaps unattractive moments in life is just as important as being faithful in more desirable places… Perhaps more. He sees. It matters. Stay faithful to Him.

I read that statement a few times, mulling it over

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Letting Go to Weariness

Tuesday, February 4, 2:42 p.m. – Day 4 in the States post Thailand

After doing, doing, doing… After going, going, going… He says to me, “Rest.”

I sit here (a term I use loosely as I am propped up against pillows in a position somewhere between vertical and horizontal) simply wiped out. Wiped out by the flu I got before leaving Thailand that has had a “hey day” with my exhausted body, wiped out by the overwhelming Continue reading

Great Expectations

Thursday, January 30, 6:56, back in Chiang Mai

Available. This word has come up in various ways during this trip for me. I came into this journey with a head full of questions and a heart yearning for God to use me and have His way. And in a way, God answered my questions as I leaned into the opportunities He provided for me to obey Him, but definitely not in the way I expected.

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He Works As We Rest

Sunday, January 26, 1 a.m. Chiang Mai, Thailand

“Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for Him…” –Psalm 37:7a

“He will bring for your righteousness as the light and your judgement as the noonday.” –Psalm 37:6

Today is our fourth day in Thailand. It’s hard to believe so much time has passed already. The Lord has been doing amazing things as He works through our team in the different places we go. Continue reading