The Adventure of 2012

I can’t talk about 2012 and not talk about God. I moved to Ireland on January 12 with a working holiday visa, not very much money, and without knowing a soul . Somehow, I wasn’t worried because God had filled me with a peace that everything would be okay, that He would provide, and that…

The greatest gift, the greatest joy

This Sunday in church, the pastor was talking about the current Christmas season and said that Jesus is the greatest gift and the greatest joy. Luke 2 is clear about this-the angel says that the good news of Jesus’ birth is great joy, for everyone! Then he says that Jesus was born unto the shepherds,…

Carlos comes to Texas

After 2.5 months, I spent this last week with Carlos. To say that our time together was good would be an understatement. It was so comfortable and fun and relaxed and rich and, most of all, a confirmation that what we share isn’t limited to Ireland. We’re still us, and figuring things out on the…

God is Awake

“Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.” -Victor Hugo