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Life With a Mission: Update – July 2016

It’s been a year and a half since Daniel and I have updated Life With a Mission. Where have we been? Are we still pursuing Digital Tentmaking? Here is the latest on our current situation and why we haven’t continued writing on this platform. What have we been doing? In 2014 we traveled through four […]

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Trusting The Journey

Lately the question Daniel and I are being asked the most is, “So where are you going next?” The question makes sense. We love to travel as a family. We are transforming the way we do life so we can travel. Our family’s journey led us to visiting four different international cities this year. Our […]

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A Break In and a Breakdown: Why We Need an Emergency Fund

A Break In My son smashes around a dark television room in a Best Buy in his Hulk costume. He is watching The Hulk crash around New York City at the end of The Avengers. The Hulk’s younger brother, dressed as Captain America, chases him around the room. My husband and I laugh at the fun inspired by […]

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IF:Gathering :: A Thirsty Flower in the Rain

I didn’t know exactly what I was signing up for when I got my ticket to IF:Gathering in Austin. I was certain that it was going to be pretty awesome and I wanted to be in the building when it happened. The conference sold out within 45 minutes of going on sale last Fall, so […]

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10 Reflection Questions to Spark Intentional Living

Sitting down with a glass of wine and reflecting on life is exactly what every couple loves to do after the kids are in bed. I’m kidding, of course. Most couples flop down on the couch after an exhausting day of working and guiding illogical toddlers with a brain too fuzzy to think properly. Every […]

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Book Review: You’re Made For a God-Sized Dream by Holley Gerth

Anyone who desires to travel with their family or be a digital tentmaker is a dreamer. Perhaps the dream of travel was put in your heart by the Maker, Himself. In her book “You’re Made For a God-Sized Dream” Holley Gerth talks about what it means to have a God-sized dream, how to achieve your […]

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Leaving Conventional Wisdom Behind

A few weeks ago Daniel and I announced that we were selling our house in hopes to make traveling easier for our family. Some of you may be curious on how that is going. A friend remarked that I haven’t tweeted about the house stuff much. We put the house on the market and had […]

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Be Slow to Make Decisions

While I was in college I attended a small charismatic church. At some point the small youth group didn’t have a youth pastor. I knew how to lead a group, so I impulsively stepped up to lead a group of 10 teenagers. I became an interim Youth Pastor my Senior year of college. The students […]

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The Advantages of Not Knowing Your Destination

Daniel and I love to tell people about how we are working towards becoming digital tentmakers. Their first question is almost always, “So what country are going to first?” The truth is that we don’t know. We usually just reply with a bunch of countries we would like to visit. Then we get a strange […]

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5 Books to Keep You Motivated

A good book can motivate you to change your habits, see the world in a new way, or inspire you keep going to reach your goals. A book at the right time in your life can pivot the future trajectory of your life script. I read Rolf Pott’s “Vagabonding” last Spring before we even started […]

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