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  If there’s any one time we find ourselves endeared to tradition, I think it must be Christmas. It’s already Christmas eve here in Bangladesh. Today as I was making klubbe, a Norwegian dish that traditionally our family has eaten every Christmas eve since I was old enough to have a memory! It’s a dish […] Read More...

  One of our Home of Hope girls is pictured in both photos above; the second photo was taken a few days after the first one.  What a difference a few days can make! We go to Dhaka twice a month for grocery shopping.  We try and do any errands we need done in part of one […] Read More...

Durjoy with his “first fruits”   One of our Class 1 boys came to me a little over a week ago so excited!  His teacher had given every student some seeds to grow a few plants of their own.  When I came home from school one day, he came running, saying “Auntie, look!”  He had […] Read More...

The thunderous voice of evil is nothing new to this world. It is particularly familiar to those who have followed Christ through it. As much as we entertain the image of the bad angel on our shoulder opposite the good, our enemy isn’t so easily flicked away. This can, at times, make it difficult to […] Read More...

  Ok, we all know the game….one trumps the other, right?  Well, maybe in a child’s game.  Truth be told, if I were to choose which one is the strongest, the answer is easy….Rock! This last week, we had a beautiful ease in our summer after having the heat index often being over 110 degrees. […] Read More...

My dear friend Jean has spent the past eight years or so showing this strong-willed heart of mine what it is to get to know others intentionally, to be the hands and heart of Christ when and where we don’t necessarily have to be. Over the simplicities of sweet tea and card games, she has […] Read More...

A few years ago I had no idea what a “Go Bag” was.  It’s basically a bag filled with items to help you survive a disaster.  I first heard of it in conjunction with our earthquake training here (Bangladesh sits on a major fault line).  We do each have a bag that includes dry clothes, […] Read More...