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The Pursuit of my Creator

As many of you know, I am supposed to be in New Zealand right now, on an YWAM discipleship training school. But God had a different set of plans, it just took me so long to realize the grip on my heart was Him trying to get my attention. 922 more words

Traveling Feet


(Blog Note: Letter I wrote in October 2014)

Dear Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church,

One of the greatest gifts this church gives to its pastoral staff is a “sabbatical” after they have served at Pleasant Hill for several years. 492 more words


More or Less day 10

A very unusual day working at the Caffe Trieste Annex Store and I can tell about the day that ended 40 minutes ago. It is all about coffee – and other things too… 381 more words

Caffe Trieste Annex Store

Key Largo, FL to Royal Island, Bahamas

24 Jan 2015 – Key Largo to Cat Cay – Bahamas

Finally we got the boat paperwork!! The weather window was perfect to cross the Gulf Stream. 462 more words


I Just Got a Big Dose of Administration—and I Was Ready to Run Pell-Mell Back Home to Curl up with my Statistics Book!

Although my yearlong sabbatical is all about reinvigorating my scholarly life, periodically I have a few administrative duties that call, forcing me out of my flip-flops and reluctantly into a business suit. 685 more words

En route to the Rising Dragon Martial Arts School

Having left my job and unsure of where to take my career next, I realised I had an amazing freedom and a rare opportunity to take a some real time off and go on one of those famous sabbaticals! 301 more words


Wonky Weather

I remember, on the day I decided to do my sabbatical research in Washington, DC, distinctly thinking: Middle Atlantic “winter:” so much milder than Chicago winter. 187 more words