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National Human Rights Day + You

by Lesley on December 11, 2008 · 3 comments

in china,christianity

TweetToday I wanted to write about how four years ago this day I got to fly all the way to New York City for the surprise of my life. My husband got done on one knee, on a cold night in Rockefeller Center, and asked me to marry him. It was a moment I never […]



Garage Sale Defeat

by Lesley on June 7, 2008 · 3 comments

in china,marriage

Tweet I haven’t hosted a garage sale since junior high, when my best girlfriends and I decided to raise money for church by selling all of our parents’ old junk. Garage sales in Irvine are not so fun– mostly because people in Orange County don’t have an appreciation, or the patience, for sorting through other […]



TweetI know I’ve already posted two novels today already, but if you only read one of them read this one. Below is an e-mail forwarded to me from one of our friends from China. It gives specific ways you can pray for believers in China who are affected by the earthquake. Donations can be made […]


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The world is watching

by Lesley on April 8, 2008 · 2 comments

in china,sports

TweetEmily gave a heads up today on her blog about the Olympic torch arrival this week in San Francisco. Read about the international protests happening and share your thoughts. Personally, I’m thrilled people are protesting. I don’t think China should have been awarded the right to host the Summer 2008 games. This honor should not […]




by Lesley on February 1, 2008 · 1 comment

in china

Tweet This is us at the Guangzhou train station, March 2006. This is the Guanghou train station this week Bad weather in China, the worst in 17 years, has stranded 77 MILLION people, with 200,000 passengers needing accomodations at the train station in Guangzhou. The day we were there, an average Wednesday, the station was […]

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