Coloring in the season…

It hasn’t dawned on me yet, not even as I leap into my fifties, that one should try their hardest to color “inside” the lines.  For me it’s been a life long journey embracing the driven desire to not only color outside the box but to scribble the heck out of it and all over…

Quiet strength…

“What you are is God’s gift to you, what you become is your gift to God.” ― Hans Urs von Balthasar, Prayer In my quiet place I read scripture and pray it aloud for Gods ears to hear.  His words are perfect, my own are not, therefore I read His words that reflect my heart. …

“A connection of the heart”

Up early after a nights dream of our beloved companion, our St Bernard/Great Pyrenees dog we came to know as Big Sam waiting for me on a simple peaceful porch of a cottage nestled in a beautiful flower filled garden in the early sunlight of a day.  My dreams are often laced with him somewhere…

“Simple Statement Of Love”

With an open bus door in the middle of winter, our family sets up the coffee outside our bus on an up-cycled pallet wood bench made with love by the hands of my husband.  Fresh cookies lovingly wait to fill a hungry tummy.  Our Full Circle sign steers people to our doors.  A simple statement…

“Seasons come and they will go”

Tapping around in my mind and heart today is a God song that I claimed as my own one day when I was worshiping in the outreach warehouse almost a year ago now.  The chorus repeats, “Seasons come and they will go, yet our God he remains, he is mighty, he saves.  Flood waters they…

“The wheels on the bus go round & round”

A small wooden plank folds gently down to create a welcoming desk in the doorway of our mission bus.  Our guests that approach the mobile supply bus easily reach for the snacks in the tub next to my intake forms.  The outdoor elements breeze in as the doors never shut until the last life is…

Welcome our new bus baby, Mark 12

And then there were two… It has been awhile since I have blogged an update, hoping to include a small picture album update for all our readers on this page today.  So much has been happening in our mission life and life overall.  God’s answer to prayer for a smaller, automatic bus for my daily…

All Dogs Welcome…

Summer heat has blasted it’s way into our bus no matter the shady parking spots.  All dogs welcome as our pack climbs their way into the bus as their little fury heads pop out the windows embracing what summer wind may swipe by.  Today we are in the bus, taking some well needed resting time…

Forward movement we step

“Along for the ride” seems to be a slackers kind of phrase.  For me, the energy that God birthed me with, demands an immediate curiosity and emphasis on active participation.  My down time remains active, even if in spirit and mind.  It is truly how I am wired and I have come to embrace it…

Journey on!

Back home in Salem after a long week in Redmond, preparing for the warehouse closure.  Since the start of our Full Circle Outreach Mission back in 2003, my heart has tripled in size while God built the foundation of more to come.  Our journey deepens and now God has provided an even clearer vision for…

Sending us out…

Who knew that an old school bus that carted hundreds of kids throughout it’s lifetime would find new purpose carting supplies out to families and individuals in need.  There has to be a song about that somewhere right?  Well, you would at least think so if you were to experience the love that flows out…

Mobile Missions Continues…

Loading up our bus Matthew, supplies pouring out along with warm coffee as we go down into the city streets spreading Gods love and hope.  It’s the little things like showing someone that they are not forgotten.  Giving dignity to those that are shunned, you know those that do not care to feel the love…