Welcome to Our Goodwin Journey
A place of resources, tips and encouragement.
We’re sharing stories of real experiences, faith moments and difficult paths.
Wherever in the world your story takes you, we’re praying that our story can resource, encourage and help you along the way.
You’ll find that and more here at Our Goodwin Journey.
“My husband found your blog and it proved to be quite helpful! Thank you for documenting and passing on your wisdom as you’ve traveled through your journey.” – new overseas worker
“Thank you for what you share. You have such a gift of describing the thoughts, feelings, difficulties, and joys of following Him despite the uncertainties of life.” – blog reader
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Your story matters to all of us who are journeying with you.
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We believe that God writes every single page of the journey with love, purpose and great design.
Each page of Our Goodwin Journey contains lessons of faith, growth, hope and joy through the challenges, difficulties and struggles of life.
Latest Blog Posts
It was a busy, fun 4th of July picnic at our house with our team and a few other worker friends. I was not thinking about health issues or medical…
We are going to tackle a huge topic and talk about how to stay connected in all of these crazy seasons of life. Connecting is a big subject because it…
When it comes to sleeping, the go-to verse to go to sleep in our house is Psalm 4:8. Hands down. Wherever we are in the world, wherever we are sleeping,…
“What on earth has happened to 2020?” I thought as I hung laundry on our balcony. At the end of December, after a particularly intense year full of travel, sickness,…
I wrote about stepping outside your comfort zone a few years ago and it was originally published on Grit & Virtue for International Women’s Day. This year, I thought I’d…
Savor the moment Enjoy the journey Stop and smell the roses Capture the fluffy moments These are simple phrases that are not always so simple to live out in our…
There are moments in our lives for building resilience in ways we never expected or knew we needed. Moments that remind us to trust, hope and move forward in faith.…
Betrayal is a very strong word. In fact, just looking at that word in print, thinking about it, remembering how it feels, maybe even sensing guilt over being the betrayer…
Gifted at unveiling the reality of life overseas.
You’re incredibly gifted at unveiling the reality of life overseas… Your honesty, transparency, and ability to help others understand the challenges of life are a gift. Please keep writing!
I find deep encouragement
I come to your blog frequently and always find deep encouragement. I can relate to so many of your feelings. Thank you for always taking me back and helping me have perspective. I’m grateful for you!
Thank you for sharing your journey.
Your blog voiced everything I was feeling and I didn’t feel crazy anymore. The Lord has used you in my life. Thank you for paving a difficult road… mine is less difficult because of what you’ve written and shared.
I have been devouring post after post.
Your words are meaningful. They speak to me often and today was exactly what I needed to hear to know that I’m not alone. Thank you.