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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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 must have been a verse that was used in our overseas training or in a long ago chapel service as we prepared to begin our overseas career. I don’t…
As we search for things to remember in the unknown, there may not be a more iconic Bible story than Noah’s Ark. This story brings cute, animal-filled arks that decorate…
If someone had sat me down in January 2020 and told me what the year would hold, I would not have believed them. It would have seemed so incredibly out…
This year has brought about so many unknowns for families all over the world. If you’d told me on New Year’s Day of 2020 what the year would hold, I…
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 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!
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 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.
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.