Tuesday, March 30, 2010


Borneo is just what I needed.
Borneo gave me the chance to step out of reality. It showed me what I loved.
I met with God in a new way.
Mission work does that.
You see God through different eyes.
There is nothing more fulfilling in life, than meeting with God. Seeing God. Experiencing the thickness of His presence.
I hope that there is a lot of mission work and traveling ahead for me...
My life would not be complete without it!

Friday, March 12, 2010


I was at home asleep, when I got a text message at 5:00 am.

Elliot texted me, "Hill! Wake up! Let's go to Walla Walla today and see our friends!"

Normally, being woken up at 5:00 am would have been a pain, but I was so ready for a fun trip to spend time with a good friend, and lift some spirits at WWU for dead week!

I threw some things together jumped in my car just in time for sunrise!

I had to go to Spokane first, which was a 2.5 hr drive.

I love to drive alone. It gives me time to have my choice of music, stop when I want to enjoy the scenery, and to just talk to myself and God.

Seeing the sunrise over every hill that I passed....


Knowing that I had done something without thinking and having that time with God, fed my soul.

My first drive was with God and the sunrise.


My second drive was with a good friend and lots of talking.


Good things come out of spontaneity.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Understand Me!

Ever since I have gotten back from India, I find it hard to hear the words, "me too."
Rob Bell says that the most comforting words to hear are, "me too."

He is right.

I never knew how right he was, until I couldn't find anyone who could understand me, or relate to the way I was feeling at that exact moment.

There are things I find hard to share with my family, because I know they just don't understand.
I love my family, but they cannot relate with me at this point in my life.

Last time I went to WWU, I felt like I was ready to explode if I didn't talk to someone about how I was feeling.

I spilled my heart out to Kristina and Kara, and I felt like a million pounds had been lifted off...
You know why?

"Me too."

Hearing, "Hillary, I know exactly how you are feeling," made me feel like my world made sense again.

Elliot just came home two days ago, I love having someone near who wants to talk about her time Bangladesh.

I can relate, she can understand, and I am thankful.

Thursday, March 4, 2010


I recently discovered photography was my favorite form of art.
I like learning about myself....
Life is good.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010


Funny thing...
When I was taking a shower I was joined by a few ladybugs.
They are in my parents shower also.
Things like taking a shower with a ladybug make my life so much more fun!
Did you know?
Nearly ALL cultures believe that a Ladybug is lucky.