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Posts by Lynnette Dobberpuhl

Day Two: Sunday, Jan 21, 2018

We woke at 6 a.m. to the crow of a distant rooster. Local coffee was enjoyed out in the yard, where tomorrow’s projects await us. The view across the valley to the mountains was breathtaking and the tropical sunshine soaked all the way into the soul. After breakfast we got the orientation from our Strong Missions Coordinator, Brianna. There were directions on…

Day One: Saturday, Jan 20

Our first day was a travel day, significant hours on planes and longer hours in the airports, a total of 21.5 hours from meeting at the church to our arrival at STRONG Missions in Grecia, Costa Rica. In addition to flying and waiting in lines we told stories about our lives, read and shared notes from our prayer partners, ate, stretched, and…

Filling Up

I have been trying to reduce the sugar in my diet. I am not a calorie counter, or much of nutrition tracker, mostly because when I start paying attention to those things I go a little nuts and overwhelm myself with information and strategies. Not having time or energy for that, when I want something sugary I try to remember that sugar…

Why Summer Camp?

This is a picture of me from when I was twelve or thirteen years old. I had just gotten my braces complete with headgear, and was wearing my new eyeglasses with the awesomely trendy oversize frames. You can see my favorite t-shirt, which (in case you can’t make it out) says Superklutz across the chest.…

A Lenten Letter to Youth

(First published in the SAIL newsletter February 5, 2016) I have been thinking about the approach of Lent for some time now. Traditionally, one of the things Christians do between Ash Wednesday and Easter is practice some kind of fasting to help us grow closer to God. If we frequently indulge in something we don’t need, for instance chocolate, then denying chocolate helps…