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Am I Still in Love with Him?

A few weeks ago, Benjamin took a last-minute trip to the states to attend his brother’s wedding. The wedding wasn’t last minute, but our decision for him to go was …

Who Do I Love?

“Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.”1 John 2:15The pull …

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Jesus, Draw Me Ever Nearer

It was one of “those” days. We were all hot, cranky, and done with school… except we weren’t. At the moment, none of us were interested in just how many …

Peace in My Heart

Friday morning my alarm went off and my mind began to calculate when the kids might wake up and how long I would have to shower, read my Bible, drink …

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The Ministry of Encouragement

“But charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him…”Deuteronomy 3:28Encourage: To give courage to; to give or increase confidence or success; to inspire with courage, spirit, or strength of mind …

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Great Is HIS Faithfulness!

As we begin this New Year 2022, our thoughts look back at the past almost 2 years of this new reality—lockdowns, restrictions, hand sanitizer, social distancing, masks, vaccines, sickness, death, …

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Please Spray the Ants

After living here in Thailand for two years, I thought that there might be fewer instances of cultural surprise. I feel like I’m starting to understand the way of life, …

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Contentment in Communication

“Communication is a beautiful thing… when it works.” This was said in a group setting I was involved with, but it took me a while to realize that it was …

Food for Thought

Literally one of the last things we did in the States before returning to Thailand was attend a preacher’s conference. What a delightful time of fellowship, good preaching, and for …

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Arabella Grace “Yielding to Prayer”

At the end of April, we welcomed a beautiful baby girl into our family, just one day before her big sister’s birthday. We marvel yet again at the miracle of …

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The Story of Aggie Hurst

The following story I have seen a couple times on Facebook. I did some research and from all I can tell, it is true. I share it with you to …

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Transition Blessings

Hello from our home in Mae Sai, Thailand! Yes, we’re home after a very blessed journey! Go grab a cup of coffee and we’ll have ourselves a little chat. ☺️ …

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Homestyle Thanksgiving: Part 2At Home

Blame it on busyness or a myriad of things … but the fact is, it has been a LONG time since I’ve written an article for Grace and Honor. In …

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Phantom Pain

Perhaps you’ve heard of the term mirror therapy. There are many different uses for it in the world of rehabilitation. Often with an amputation, for example, it is used to …

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Am I Privileged?

Right now a phrase that we hear floating around is “privilege”. Main Stream Media tells us that we are privileged because of the color of our skin. We are privileged …

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Forever Loved

Taken from notes I used for a recent Valentine’s Day ladies meeting – We are forever loved by God. Forever: for all future time; for always; continually Love: feel deep …

The Earnest of Our Salvation

I started reading in Ephesians 1 and came across one of my favorite verses. In light of the fact that we are buying an earthly house the truth of the …

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Surviving the Pandemic in South Africa

2020 – The year everyone wanted to end. For most, it could not get over soon enough. Many said it was the worst year of their life. Others griped about …

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When You Cannot See the Mountain

Our little city of Mae Sai has so many beautiful features it’s almost hard to accurately depict. You don’t need to drive very long outside the quaint city before you …

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Redeeming the Time

It’s been two months since we were “supposed” to return to what was to be the start of our third term on the field. Instead of transitioning back to the …