When I saw the silver propeller spinners among the airplane parts, I knew I had to get a picture. They looked so orderly lined up like that, so shiny and so perfect for practicing focus and perspective with my camera. My photography teacher would be proud.
Photo by Rebecca Hopkins.
My husband and I recently had […]
I looked down at my phone before going to bed and noticed a message saying, No Service. “Hmmm,” I mused, wondering what that meant. The next morning we realized it meant that the internet was out. In this modern day and age, fiber optic internet had amazingly made its way here to Papua, Indonesia, several […]
“Surely you desire truth in the inner parts…” Psalm 51:6a
Yesterday was a slightly traumatic day for our household here in Indonesia as our male lovebird, Fifi, (Yes, there’s a story behind that name) suddenly died. We lay the little cardboard box containing Fifi in the ground and my husband scooped dirt over it as tears […]
“Is it worth it? Is having a visitor from home really worth all the time and money spent getting there?”
We were asked this question by our home church a few months ago. Naively, we smiled and nodded and affirmed casually that yes, it would be just fabulous to have someone come and see what we […]
Over Christmas, my parents visited us here in Papua. Together we traveled by MAF to the interior mountain town of Wamena for a few days.
After we landed in Wamena and my parents gushed over the beautiful scenery of the Baliem Valley, they turned to our pilot, Luke Bryant, and thanked him for the flight.
“It’s a […]
“The angel of the Lord came back a second time and touched him and said, “Get up and eat, for the journey is too much for you.” So he got up and ate and drank. Strengthened by that food, he traveled forty days and forty nights until he reached Horeb, the mountain of God.” —I […]