Author Archives: Anna

The Small Tunnel

It has been an exciting month and a half getting adjusted to life in my new place. Learning where to get my essentials, where to pay bills, and how to get there (short cuts and long). There was one particular … Continue reading

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Beautiful Feet

How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, “Your God reigns!” Isaiah 52:7 There is a small reef in the … Continue reading

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Heart Surgery

Green peas will never look the same again. That’s what they looked like, the stones that came out of and with my swollen and infected gall bladder on the day of operation. Funny how those few words could probably never … Continue reading

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Help My Unbelief

But as I  told you, you have seen me and still you do not believe. John 6:36 It wasn’t an ordinary night. I had  to stay with a friend while my (spiritual) parents left the country. While gone, they left … Continue reading

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Decide

Traveling has always been fun for me, because I love the stress of it. My love of turbulence began when my brother took me and my mother up on a four-seater plane over Amsterdam. He did dips and turns to … Continue reading

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He Will Guard, I Will Obey

I was singing, as I often do, while coming down the stairs. She looked at me and said, “Oh, Anna, are you happy?” I answered tentatively, “Yes?” Wondering what prompted that question. “Is it so easy for you to leave … Continue reading

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Delighted to Decrease

“As you wish,” is one of the most memorable lines in The Princess Bride. The narration goes, Nothing gave Buttercup as much pleasure as ordering Westley around… ‘As you wish’ was all he ever said to her… She was amazed … Continue reading

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No Matter the Cost for the Greatest Cause

I love action films. I love the ones where the cause is great and the odds are stacked against the good guys, but the good guys still win. I love the chases, the excitement, and the rush of adrenalin. Many … Continue reading

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Anticipation

I am in the process of booking my ticket for home assignment. Prior to this, the plan had no shape. It was simply an idea in my head. Now that I am considering actual dates, it feels like plans are … Continue reading

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Shadows of His Love

Fairy tales and television series will never survive without a love interest of some sort. Whether the genre be drama, action or comedy, there will always be that couple that people are rooting for. And not only are we giving … Continue reading

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