build and break

By Megan Westra / July 22, 2010 / 0 Comments

we continue to settle in, curtains are up, more boxes are emptied and the house really feels like home. this week is tcc’s first ever backyard Bible club-style vbs…and guess who’s backyard (and dining room…and kitchen…) it’s in!  we’ve had about 12-20 kids come each night, and just as many adults ready to serve them!  the…

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we take root

By Megan Westra / July 14, 2010 / 0 Comments

we are just-shy of the two-week mark as wisconsinites, and we love it!   life is finally starting to feel slightly normal…at least as normal as we would ever wish for it to be. i haven’t had a chance to update at all since we moved, so this could be an extensive or multi-volumed entry. the…

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just burning to move…

By Megan Westra / June 30, 2010 / 0 Comments

yesterday i burned the entire palm of my left hand at work. joy. this new development helps the moving process greatly, as i’m sure you can imagine.  i spent almost all day yesterday either in the ER or doped up on demerol. ugh. pain meds…never, ever again. on  a more positive note though, tomorrow we…

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cardboard and camp

By Megan Westra / June 18, 2010 / 1 Comment

so we’re finally settled – for two weeks at least! ben and i made it back from boston on tuesday after spending a WONDERFUL (emphasis on WONDERFUL) week with his parents and their church family up in massachusetts. we celebrated our return home by packing 34 boxes in two days…impressive?  we think so! our lovely…

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chaotic vortex and blessing beyond measure

By Megan Westra / June 9, 2010 / 1 Comment

“every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows”   –   james 1:17 we are blessed.  every single day, ben and i become more and more convinced that God is not only sovereign over our lives and marriage, but that He…

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11,000 words about our wedding…

By Megan Westra / June 7, 2010 / 1 Comment
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eat, drink and be married

By Megan Westra / June 6, 2010 / 0 Comments

we did it! the knot is tied! the vows have been repeated! whatever gets hitched is, well, hitched! WE’RE MARRIED!!!!! and we love it. our wedding was absolutely beyond what i had ever dreamed of or planned for…and believe me, i did a LOT of dreaming and planning!  thanks so much to all of you who…

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By Megan Westra / April 26, 2010 / 1 Comment

as promised, the long-awaited milwaukee post! last weekend ben and i drove up from bluefield to milwaukee, wisconsin to check out transformation city church and all that God is doing there. we also pit stopped in grand rapids, michigan to visit grandma betty (on ben’s side) – whom i had never met before. pure awesomeness. i love spunky old people 🙂 let…

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oswald's thought for the day

By Megan Westra / April 12, 2010 / 0 Comments

“eternal life has nothing to do with time, it is the life which Jesus lived when He  was down here.  the only source of life is the Lord Jesus Christ.  the weakest saint can experience the power of the Deity of the Son of God if once he is willing to ‘let go’.  any strand…

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rated G: this preview has been approved for all audiences

By Megan Westra / April 11, 2010 / 0 Comments

ever since the orlando blume movie  elizabethtown sauntered into my life long about eleventh grade i’ve been utterly enamored by the concept of road trips. last summer driving west on I-40 from north carolina to california cemented this love affair completely. that being said, ben and i are driving to milwaukee, wisconsin this week; making…

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