“Wrecked for the ordinary.” It’s a phrase I came across this morning. That’s the best phrase I’ve come across recently that describes the emotional and spiritual condition I experience when returning home from missionary work in Mexico. This condition is equal parts deep dissatisfaction with the status quo of the typical “American Dream” lifestyle, and a longing for something more real, more engaging, and more alive. Don’t get me wrong
I’m missing Ensenada today. We’ve been back in Colorado for over six months now, and most days, it feels right. But not today. Most readers know our story, how we said, “yes” to God, and the seemingly ridiculous idea of moving our family of seven to Mexico for six months. How we reduced our personal belongings, put stuff in storage, and leased out our home. We quit jobs, left family
It’s been a long time in the making, but we’ve finally got a video pulled together from our trip in March. We spent a week traveling to, from and in Mexico, building a home for a family in the Tijuana area. And… we make a big announcement about what’s up with our family. Go take a look!