“In which they put a dead snake in my car for my 20th birthday”

Missionaries are involved in serving and teaching about the gospel of Jesus Christ most of every day, but Monday is their day to do the laundry, get groceries, clean their apartment, and, if circumstances require it, skin snakes. [Read more]

And she’s off!

daodetianzunTaoist philosopher Lao Tzu, working nearly 2600 years ago, affirmed that “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”* Today our Loquita takes the first step on a journey of 18 months [More….]

Mission call at last

18814909ee395cffbfeb4644b0b9a333I was overly optimistic the last time I mentioned Loquita’s coming mission call, so I decided I wouldn’t post about it until I heard the envelope being ripped open (even if over the phone) and there was actual news to spread. Last night at a little before midnight I awoke befuddled to hear the little ding-ding sound pattern that told us someone was ready for a video conference [More….]