3 Days in Ireland!

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I buckled my seat belt, and waited patiently for take off, while my mind pondered on the events of the past three days.  I left Hamburg, Germany with my husband and my team of colleagues, heading to Ireland for two weeks of ministry, service, and cross-cultural enrichment. Little did I know, my week would be cut short because of my …

Finding Good Rest in Kiel, Germany

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Following an amazing brief stop in Belgium, to serve with Highlands Belgium at the Castle in Thieusies, my 2017 team of colleagues with Abante International headed to the Czech Republic, while I took a flight to Hamburg, Germany. It was hard to make the decision of separating from the team (and Brian, my husband) because I love working with my team, …

Healing Vacation

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Over the years, my husband Brian Schlottmann and I, have been able to travel extensively, but it has always been in the context of missions, and/or Abante International. However, given recent events in my life, we decided to dedicate some time to ourselves away from work, the Abante team, and even family–to travel to a place where just the two of …

A Traveler’s Perspective

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When I was a child, I used to look up at the sky on a beautiful sunny day, staring at the clouds with all their different shapes and sizes.  While my friends saw dinosaurs and butterflies, I was convinced the clouds were countries, islands, and continents.  Of course, I was too young to know better.  I would often wonder what …