Author: Bruce and Kara

The Journey Home

The rains pelted their truck as they stopped to get gas before heading to Broome. Only weeks before Broome had been hit by a cyclone and the weather had not let up much. As they all pilled back into their truck with a concerned look the gas attendant gravely stated “travel at your own risk,…

The Rains Coming Down

The text came through and I instantly started asking others to pray. Fear didn’t grip me because I knew God had called Bruce to be where he is and I knew he would be ok. However, when I got the next text a few weeks later it wasn’t Bruce’s safety I was concerned about but…

Embracing Our Children

In my mid twenties life as I knew it was devastated as divorce hit my world. Hopes of ever becoming a Mom were dashed. With shattered dreams I began picking up the pieces of my life. This time however God had asked me very clearly, was He enough? With a gut wrenching yes I layed…

It’s That Time

It’s been almost three years since we joined YWAM. Time sure does fly. As many of you can imagine after multiple years there are a few things that begin to wear out or begin to die. Yes that is right, both Bruce and Kara’s cell phones are running on borrowed time. We purchased them a…

He’s Off

With only 20 minutes to spare we said our goodbyes and he turned towards security. Gryphin gently whispered, “Mom I want to go with him”. Oh I knew his heart’s cry. Yet this time I actually didn’t feel the tug to go knowing the conditions Bruce was about to face. Long blistering days on the…

Believing for Our Miracle

Time ticket by slowly, yet expectation exuded out of me as multiple people prayed believing for a miracle. Finally we headed to the secluded waiting room to hear the doctor’s report. “Would now be the day to testify of God’s miracle working power?”  Today, exactly three years have passed since this moment. Our miracle has…

Calling All Prayer Warriors

Alarm! Alarm! Please pay close attention to what I am about to say.  As I write this my eyes begin to fill up and spill over with memories of my own little girl who only a few short years ago went through brain surgery for her tumor. Today that sharp feeling of pain and confusion…

Hard Work

As I stood watching my husband share with the crowded room I felt my heart soar. He had worked tirelessly for hours writing, directing,  producing and editing his first short film for his class. He had done wonderful and here he was sharing it with multiple small groups over an hour.  The film, which we…

Intensity of Emotion

Screaming echoed off the walls of our tiny apartment. My sleep deprived body cried out for the night to end.  Each of us face our own crossroad moments where circumstances can push us to the limit. We can feel stretched beyond our comfort zone and we wonder, can I make it? The emotions are oh…