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Prayer Update

We only have about five more weeks on our current visas, and we’ll have to leave the country soon.  That means plane tickets, bus fare – (yes, we’re planning to take the bus for part of our return trip to save money) – and renewed travel/medical insurance.  78 more words

Prayer

The Portugal Years: Year Four - Furlough; It May Not Mean What You Think It Means

There is a persistent myth that when people come to the states on furlough that it is for them to rest from their labor. Nothing could be less true. 438 more words

Portugal

Furlough Blues, Part Two


This continuing short story originated in a song of mine:

Jerry Lowndes could have been doing many things had he immediately rolled up his sleeves and gone to work, making proposals of free-lance stories he could write, or arranging for some sort of loan to get him by, but any comprehensive plan for relief required a great deal of consideration, so Jerry headed for a place where he knew he could get good advice. 571 more words

Fiction

Furlough Blues, Part One


This is yet another short story that originates in one of my songs.

When Jerry Lowndes checked his email, he discovered that his book on the heroes of the Atlantic Coast Conference wasn’t quite the blockbuster he had hoped. 445 more words

Fiction

How to be a GREAT Re-Entry Support Team for Missionaries

How to be a GREAT Re-Entry Support Team for Missionaries :20 Thoughts to Consider
by Sara Simons

What is a funding-furlough?

The word furlough is used differently depending on one’s line of work. 1,588 more words

Furlough

Transition is a Family Affair (Prefurlough): Communication game for the family

Originally compiled & designed by: Jim & Ruth Lauer

Adapted for CRM staff

Transition is a Family Affair (Prefurlough): Communication game for the family

Modify for pre-deployment or indefinite re-entry… 1,151 more words

Encouraging connection not stuff: 30+ clutter-free gift ideas for the TCK

We’re not perfect in this, far from it. But we’re on the having-children-living-with-less-discovery-journey. This post is one aspect of it.  How to love children without lavishing gifts on them!: … 1,095 more words