ROCKY RE-ENTRY

the realities of life after living cross culturally

Thoughts, encouragement, and resources for those transitioning off the field from those who’ve been there.

Interview: Church & Reentry

Today We’re Interviewing:  D. Just the Stats: Returning From: Asia Years Overseas:  3.5 Years back in the States:  5 Mom of 2 preschoolers. Currently:  raising support to move back overseas. How did you find your re-entry...

Advent: Expectations & Reentry

Advent.  Until last year, that word for me brought childhood memories of trying to make the candles stand up in the fake wreath on our kitchen table.  Then someone introduced me to the idea that Advent is the season of expecting! I’ve...

Patient Trust by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Potter’s Inn {a retreat center in Divide, CO…check out their resources for missionaries and those in reentry…some great stuff that has been a huge help to me in my reentry journey} posted this recently on their Facebook...

Redeeming the seasons of fear

“Fear not…I have redeemed you.”I know I’ve read these words before in Isaiah 43, but tonight they struck me in a new way.  They sound very churchy…very “easy answer” to hard questions.  And then I...

Aloe Plant Lessons on Reentry

Reentry Lessons from an Aloe Plant

Halloween was not a good holiday for my aloe plant. He’d been enjoying life on my balcony…and then it decided to snow.  I’m not such a good plant mom, and I left him out in the elements. He didn’t react well. ...

Whiteout Conditions: The Fog of Reentry

Last night my drive home from work made me miss public transportation.  I’m not a fan of driving anyways…and add to it white out snow conditions, and I will gladly opt for the overcrowded, diesel smelling buses of Mexico City. But...