The Prices Write (September 2020, part 1)

Thank you for your faithful prayers for us! My (Todd’s) mom (pictured above) and dad both have pretty severe dementia and are no longer able to completely take care of themselves. They are living in their own house in Oklahoma City, and my sister, Tracey, and I are helping them out at this time. ItContinue reading “The Prices Write (September 2020, part 1)”

Our (belated) daily prayer calendar, August 2020 (The Prices Write, part 2)

(For this prayer list formatted as a calendar for downloading, click below:) August 14 Praise God that our shipment of belongings arrived safely from Croatia and pray as we unpack our things for time, strength, and stamina August 15 Pray for Kirsten soon learning to drive & for Todd teaching her, for safety & quickContinue reading “Our (belated) daily prayer calendar, August 2020 (The Prices Write, part 2)”

Back together as a family!

We are back together as a family! Pamala, Kirsten, Daniel and Ariela arrived in Kansas City the night of May 26. The following day was our anniversary so the timing was perfect. We’ve located a house in Kansas City and plan to sign a one-year lease and move in the first week of June, LordContinue reading “Back together as a family!”

Results of Wisconsin trip; waiting for answer on house; Pam and kids returning on 26th

Thank you for your prayers for us. We feel very loved and encouraged! Our trip to the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-M) Medical Center went very well. Shout out to all the Wisconsinites–they are such kind people! Our trip was uneventful, though tiring since it was two back-to-back nine-hour days of driving. The team of surgeonsContinue reading “Results of Wisconsin trip; waiting for answer on house; Pam and kids returning on 26th”

The Prices Write (May 2020, part 1)

We are so grateful for your prayers and support. As mentioned earlier, our visit to Stanford University Medical Center did not bring the news we had hoped for since the surgeon there said that there is no surgery he can perform to help Matthew regain movement in his shoulder and upper arm. During that sameContinue reading “The Prices Write (May 2020, part 1)”

Of widows, coins and offering boxes

This week I am editing the translations of Luke 21. Communicating the meaning of God’s Word across languages is always fascinating but is a highly complex task. Take Luke 21:1-4 as an example. It says that the widow put in two lepta. Luke’s original audience understood Roman coinage and new that a lepton was theContinue reading “Of widows, coins and offering boxes”

Found a townhouse; began the process of getting Matthew a prosthesis; continuing to pack Croatia house

Thank you for praying for us! 1) Praise God that we heard back from the apartment complex to which we applied that they have approved our application to move into a rental townhouse in Kansas City, MO, on May 1st! We have not seen the townhouse in person yet, but Matthew and I plan to go thisContinue reading “Found a townhouse; began the process of getting Matthew a prosthesis; continuing to pack Croatia house”

Matthew and Todd back in Kansas City

Thank you for praying for us. Matthew and I arrived in Kansas City last night and are settling into the place where we will be living in April. Our trip from Oakland to Kansas City was eventful. First of all, because of COVID-19, things are shut down in most places, so we couldn’t find aContinue reading “Matthew and Todd back in Kansas City”

Update on Matthew; next steps moving forward (The Prices Write, April 2020

As most of you know, our 21-year old son, Matthew, was in a severe motorcycle accident near Walnut Creek, California, on January 18. He spent 46 days in the hospital and underwent ten surgeries, including the amputation of his left arm at the elbow. We praise God for sparing Matthew’s life during the accident andContinue reading “Update on Matthew; next steps moving forward (The Prices Write, April 2020”