Category: faith

Taking up Urdu

Remember how I said that God would use my learning Persian for good? Well, I recently met a lady across the street. Two ladies, actually. Their husbands teach at the local language institute, and their children go to the same elementary school as my daughter. I wasn’t sure how God could use Alice going to …

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The Sunday Soapbox: Things You Might Not Know About Jesus

  Hello! I want to thank you for reading this. I don’t have an Easter theme for today, but I am focusing on Jesus, and who He was. Hopefully some of these facts will seem fresh and new to you, as they did to me. Most people know that Jesus came from Galilee, but do …

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تمام شد = it is finished

My husband and I learned a new Persian phrase recently, which is perfect for Good Friday. I have been told that Persian/Farsi is the closest language to the old languages, so I feel it is especially poignant today. تمام شد It is pronounced Tamam shod (with a long o sound), which means ‘it is complete’, …

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The April 1st edition of The Sunday Soapbox. (This is not a joke.)

It’s hilarious to me that I am starting this up on April 1st. I am not superstitious but I’ve had quite a few events happen to me on April Fools Day. (Most notably, my second child’s due date; though he wasn’t born until Friday the 13th.) To start this off, I am going back to …

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Introducing: The Sunday Soapbox

I have been meaning to start this up for awhile, but I never remembered to at the right time. Scratch that, this is the perfect time. It’s exactly when it was meant to happen. For a couple of weeks, I have been taking sermon notes, keeping in mind things I’d like to share with you. …

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