Tag Archive: travels

The things you think at an international airport.

Airports feel like such places of lost time. We are all in transit here, walking around with our carry-ons, wondering if we ought to buy something at Duty Free. We look at the screens displaying departure times, gates and other messages. We bump into people we never will see again.... Read More

March 21, 2014 1 Comment

These are a few of my favorite things

Here is another reblog from me. I wrote it in 2011, during the cold of winter. These are my favoritest times (Yes, I know Favoritest is not actually a word). Disclaimer: Obviously, like any mother and wife, my favorite thing is when my kids say they love me and Steve kisses me, but... Read More

July 30, 2013 Leave your thoughts

Talking about exercising the faith muscles

Today I have been preparing my teachings for when I am going to speak at New Life Church in Stockholm this weekend. When I prepare teachings, it goes something like this: Write down some random thoughts. Look at previous teachings and take some good nuggets from them. Thinking about eating... Read More

April 17, 2013 2 Comments

Getting spring into my heart

After three very busy and intense weeks in Burma and Thailand I am finally back, to my kitchen table and my piles of work. I am overwhelmed. I don’t have enough hours in my days. I have too many things to do on my list. The dishwasher broke. The dog... Read More

April 8, 2013 2 Comments

A room full of heroes.

Since I last wrote a few things have happened: The day I held my speech for Women’s day I was actually voted Woman of the year in my hometown, Levanger. That was a huge honor, and something I am still trying to understand fully. I don’t exactly feel like a... Read More

March 23, 2013 Leave your thoughts

How to travel in China

Recently I went to China. It is a place I have always wanted to visit. My time in the country was too short and I intend to go back to explore more. But I thought you may want to read some about my days there through some of the signs... Read More

December 2, 2011 8 Comments

A cold with a hangover

Here are some things I have learned today: Jetlag is a real condition. It feels like a combination of a hangover and a cold. Pretty miserable. I have too many clothes. I have spent the day unpacking my suitcase, and, lo and behold, my closet was already full. With my... Read More

October 9, 2011 5 Comments

A Norwegian in Minnesota

I am in Minnesota now. Minnesota is a place to go if you want to feel treasured as a Norwegian. They like us Vikings a lot here! We went to the Norwegian church called Mindekirken and joined about 100 men and women who had some kind of connection to Norway.... Read More

October 5, 2011 Leave your thoughts

Ten steps to success? No?

The fall marathon of traveling and speaking is coming up for Steve and I. We will be crisscrossing the world sharing about Partners, Burma, life and God. We may even share stories about other stuff, such as our dog Marley and our fine daughters, Elise, Naomi and Kristin. As I... Read More

August 31, 2011 Leave your thoughts