she is worth far more than rubies
Friday, March 05, 2004

Yes I finally posted something last week, and now I'm at it again! I promise that I will get consistent on this... :)
Thank you especially to Rebecca, Andy, Jaralei, and Krystle for reading this and writing in my guestbook. This is all so new to me, but it's a lot of fun!

I would love to tell you all how I'm doing in person, but obviously that will not be happening anytime soon. I miss everyone in Denmark so much that it still hurts. Especially after talking with Melodee, AJ and Krystle the other day. And just hearing peoples voices in the background, aka...Andy's, "cool", makes me want to be there right now!

It's been an especially hard week here for me. God is allowing me to be ripped apart in so many ways. Right now I almost feel like a Master's Commission student, as opposed to a leader. It's hard, it hurts and life is very confusing and frustrating right now, but God is still God. I will come through, and I will come through stronger. God is developing my character and exposing my weaknesses left and right. But once again, I WILL come through stronger.

Everyone seems to ask about the weather, so just to give you a little taste of it, I am sitting in my office looking out on perfect sunshine and a palm tree right out my window, that reminds me everyday that I'm in California. I will not however be swimming anytime soon as the water is freezing! Kevin really wants me to start to learn to surf, but I really don't want to be a one-armed bride. No I haven't seen the movie Jaws, but I know the plot. Kevin swears he is going to get me to watch that at some point with him. He says I need a good, "healthy" fear of the ocean. Too late, it's already there. (See previous comment about a one-armed bride)

I hope that all is well in Copenhagen, as I have heard about the recent and unexpected news about Jon and Annie. Although I don't know the details, I know that it must be hard for everyone there. So know that you are all close in thought and prayer.

Love and miss you all!

|| karin || posted 12:00 PM

Monday, March 01, 2004

I have no idea if this is going to work, but I thought that I would give it a try anyway....
Life here is crazy, but the weather does make up for it. Except for the fact that it has been raining almost everyday for about 2 weeks now! Of course coming from Denmark, I know that I am going to have a hard time getting a lot of sympathy on that one.

I'm not going to write more until I know that this works. Rebecca, if you are reading this, please know just how much I appreciate you putting this together for me. Love you! :)

|| karin || posted 2:43 PM

name: karin ns
location: san diego, ca


[psalm sixteen six]
the boundary lines
have fallen for me
in pleasant places;
surely i have a
delightful inheritance.

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