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About undressingthedragon

I ran away from God a lot, but He kept lavishing me in His love, and it's harder to run now that I know what that feels like. Undressing the Dragon comes from a portion of "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" from The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis in which the cousin Eustace gets turned into a dragon. When Aslan, the lion, peels off his scales, it hurts, but it is worth it for the healing and freedom of being a boy again. I want my dragon heart to be peeled into a heart of flesh that beats alive for the cause of Christ. I have a few thousand dreams in life from being a writer to musician to missionary to wife and I don't think I will ever accomplish everything, but it hasn't entered into the heart of Hannah the things God has for me who loves Him, so I guess I shouldn't worry about it so much.

Prayers for Bishoftu

I have tried not to post too much regarding this issue for a couple of reasons.  One is that I will not have my business visa for moving for another couple of months and I don’t want to post anything … Continue reading

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A Random Moment in TJ Maxx

There are many steps to take in preparing for a big move.  Some of these steps are small, but even the smallest step can still have a lot of meaning. So there I was, at TJ Maxx, to find an … Continue reading

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Voyage: A Journey and a Valley

Four weeks ago I had a Skype interview for a position to teach kindergarten English at a school in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. At the time of posting this blog, I have accepted and signed the contract and will leave in … Continue reading

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Peace that Rules Life

Throughout the years I have struggled a lot with anxiety at different seasons.  I very much like to be in control of what happens to me, but constantly feel caught up in a whirlwind.  I don’t think this is uncommon. … Continue reading

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An Exquisite Pain

The little ‘subtitle’ of this blog is “The exquisite pain when the lion peels off my scales”.  The reference of the lion peeling off the scales is from The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis from his series, … Continue reading

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At Home or Abroad

I have given myself some time now to process from the awesome experience of a Journey trip with World Orphans to Ethiopia.  It has been a week since I’ve been back and after a few days of jet lag and … Continue reading

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Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

Just a little update, I had mentioned in the post About a Bag that I do not receive any credit or product for free when I post about brands that do amazing things. This is still true, I do not … Continue reading

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