ok so for the last month i have been on outreach through latvia and lithuania with families, and without a keyboard, so i have been reposting some blogs i have recently written and now i have a keyboard to type on and so this will be interesting. but here is some things i have learned […]Read more "Trips and Children"
Today in Lithuania was International Women’s Day. A celebration I have never been apart of. But it made me want to sit down and think about all the women that I love and respect and miss. I’m from a family of six. Three boys. Three girls. My mother taught me about theatrics. How being a […]Read more "IWD"
We didn’t learn how to be sons from books or YouTube clips. We learned it through trial and error, rebellion, apology, some tears, maybe an awkward hug or two and a whole bunch of lies. And still some of us are no good at it. Some of our Dads figured out fatherhood even without knowing how to be […]Read more "We didn’t learn to be Sons from books."
We all find ourselves in bubbles. These bubbles are good most of the time. They keep us safe, they keep us collected and understood. They give us meaning, they give us foundation to grow and risk and attempt things. Our first bubble is usually our family. I was born into a family of five that […]Read more "My familial bubble. "
Today I watched a Dad once again need to build a fort around a lounge room to give his son freedom to explore, but limits so that he didn’t end up chewing on electricity or licking something with sickness on it. Oh and also to protect his sons baby friends. it was such a funny […]Read more "Dropping children and laughing."
Sitting in church and i watch as a baby competes with its Dad to see who can get to the candles first. A baby gets baptised, the worship leader has cool hair, its time for communion and after getting mine offered in Norwegian and english I sat down feeling honoured by this congregation that made it […]Read more "Eating all of the body of Christ"