Stoa is asking its membership to vote on two options for speech competitors for the 2015-2016 season. I have thoughts to share about the speech choices, and I encourage you to share your opinion, too.
I finally watched God’s Not Dead. Since it was free on Amazon Prime, why not? I was told it stunk, but I watched it anyway. I found it challenging, but not in the way the critics thought I should.
Wendy and I hid Easter baskets and went to bed at midnight. I woke at 1:30 with an incredible contradiction kicking around in my head. Rising from the dead is impossible, I thought. Why am I considered mad by the world for believing so, and weak in faith by Christians for not?
Wendy and I had a tremendous conflict leaving Australia for home. We were encouraged to stay longer, but we missed our other children greatly. We returned home yesterday as planned.
We spent the last full day in Melbourne on the beach. Funny, our last full day in the US was on Laguna Beach, California. Just as beautiful, just as serene. I will most definitely miss Melbourne.
One of the biggest reasons for coming to Australia is Alissa’s Golden Birthday: March 29. There were many surprises throughout the day, from break of day to the last minute before midnight. Some were straight from heaven!
The Bonell family, Australia’s equivalent to the Duggars, were truly a blessing to Wendy and me. Our short (far too short) visit to their home was filled with down-home fun. There was a lesson in the mix of our visit, too, that the local newspaper caught a glimpse of (read the article).
Wendy and I took another excursion to somewhere else in Australia: Toowoomba (pronounced twoomba to locals), and we’re starting to get a hang of the accent of the land (pronounced lyaaand to locals).
I can imagine a kindergarten spelling bee in Australia. You’d think this was easy. Which is the INCORRECT spelling of “bin”?
If you read my post from yesterday, you learned that we decided to stay an extra day along the southern shore of Australia. We headed into Day Five of our Australian adventure totally surprised for the incredible journey ahead of us.
Otway National Park is like a jungle, on the way home from the beach. (iPhone 6 with panoramic view )