Who knew that life in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia would end up being this wonderful balance of isolation, adventure, and modern convenience! So far I’m really liking our life in KSA. It’s strange, I kinda feel like I should be posting interesting pictures and anecdotes about our new life for friends and family back home, but […]
Two days after our family arrived to our new home in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia I was prompted towards this hindsight reflection of our journey here.
Part of our move to Saudi Arabia involved my husband going there first, leaving the kids and I with family in the US. We knew there would be a separation, but hoped it wouldn’t be that long. After a few setbacks in the visa process we began to fear the separation dragging on indefinitely.
Why do I feel bad about setting firm limits about what I’m willing to do when I know I’m at my limit? I want to own my choices, my work, and be content that I am enough. But honestly, it feels like I’m not enough right now. So, I have a hard deadline for moving. […]
I live an insulated life. Sometimes I forget what a wonderfully insulated life God has blessed us with. We get to travel a lot and see many different cultures and ways of living. My husband is able to provide a unique and wonderful life for us. In so many ways we get to set our […]
I’ve been doing some reading about exactly how hormone based birth control works.
Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall […]
I think one of the reasons I’ve resisted blogging for so long is that I feel like everything I put out there must be this complete, well rounded thought. But the fact is, most of what I think and write are incomplete thoughts, always in transition, always being refined, revisited, considered against new evidence. So, […]
the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry Robert Burns, To a Mouse
Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. Ecclesiastes 12:13