I, Stephen, now have a new official job title. I am now a landscaper! First of all, let me say that I still work for my dad, doing hardwood floors. And work is good, as usual. But as I may have mentioned before, that work is less than constant. In fact, sometimes it can be […]
The traveling part of our home assignment is over now.
April 20th is the date scheduled for the big “leap” from one island to the next. While this means that I have finished national culture and language study, it also means good-byes to friends here that I can’t seem to convince to move with me. So in keeping with national tradition this means many “perpisahans” […]
For those of you who have received this via E-mail already, sorry for the duplicate. I somehow lost the original post. Weird, huh? Anyways, we just got back from a fun camping trip! We went with our Bible study group to a place called Shelf Road. It’s known for all the rock climbing routes on […]
Living here in Asia Pacific I have grown accustomed to being surrounded by mosques and their frequent calls to prayer from the loudspeakers. While we know God can speak to us in a still, quiet voice…sometimes the loud sounds serve as a loud reminder of “taking everything to your Father in prayer who careth for […]
I’m writing this to all the readers out there who get these posts by E-mail. Our site (Thenarwolds.com) is now officially a private site. This means that in order to get on and see the posts and comments, you will have to have a username and password. But don’t worry, the signup process is easy. […]
What I'm about to share may shock, or even frighten you. This post is not intended for the weak of heart, stomach, or bladder. I will not be held responsible for anyone spontaneously going into labor while reading this post, so proceed at your own risk. I, Stephen, am attempting to become...
Once again, the Lord has granted us safe travels and good times of fellowship with friends, family, and supporting churches
What are national schools like here in Asia Pacific? There are ceremonies, uniforms, lots of repetition, emphasizing respect and manners…..just to name a few things. My favorite part was the cultural respectful “kiss” on the hand goodbye from all the students when they leave at the end of the day. Since one day I hope […]
Part of living in a different culture for me has been being able to appreciate the different perspective that I often encounter in the thinking and living of those around me. A vivid reminder is the 101 great ways the locals have to carry a heavy load . Sometimes it brings a grin to see […]