What God has Taught Me

We have been in China a little over 8 months as volunteers with International China Concern. In that time God has taught me many things. The three most impacting to me are as follows. The first is to have joy in the small things of life. Over the years, I have taken so much of Read More


God commands us to remember Him and what He has done for us. I believe “remembering” is a spiritual discipline – something we need to do routinely to grow closer to God. Some people journal – more power to them, because I do not like to journal. Instead, I jot down phrases/words/ideas on sheets of Read More

An Abandoned Child but an Overcomer

My husband and I came to International China Concern (ICC) Hengyang. We have been serving almost four months here. In serving, we have not just been giving – we have been receiving also. The reason is we have been getting encouragement, inspirations, new insights for life, and…much more from observing the children at the ICC Read More

Impressions of Our First Three Months

This series of blogs is not a chronicle of our first three months as volunteers in a Chinese orphanage. Rather, it is a chronicle of what God has impressed on us (me/Ray in particular) and for me to remember what He has taught me. Because I do not have their permission, I am not identifying Read More

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