First Contact with the Irish Ministry

The Flight Only three weeks after deciding to have a spontaneous trip to Galway, we found ourselves on our flight to Dublin. We wanted to meet the congregations in Ireland to introduce ourselves and make our first contact with the Irish ministry. We didn’t even board our flight yet when I already regretted not bringing…

We heard back from Galway!

As a preparation to move to Ireland as need greater in 2019, the Mr and I are going to visit the congregations there several times. This week we head up to Galway for the first time since our holiday in 2017. Looking for a service Partner A few weeks ago, a nice brother visited our…

We’re moving to Ireland!

It’s official! We are moving to Ireland! We are really excited to announce our decision to move to where the need is greater: in Ireland! Since there will be a lot of questions about why, when, where etc. I put some Questions & Answers together. What is need greater? A need greater is someone who…

Special Convention 2017 Vienna

Special Convention 2017 Vienna We have been so happy for the privilege of being with you at the Special Convention in Vienna/Austria. The big crowd of brothers and sisters was overwhelming. It is such a joy to see Jehovah’s people from all over the world being together in unity. We especially enjoyed singing the first…

Ireland Road trip Itinerary — Cork and the Ring of Kerry

This is Part 2 of the series “Ireland Road trip Itinerary”. We are visiting the second congregation in Ireland and head up to the famous Ring of Kerry – where we all got sunburnt! A  few years ago The Mr and I decided to move abroad to serve where the need is greater. Read more…

Ireland Road trip Itinerary — Dublin and the Wicklow Mountains

This is Part 1 of the series “Ireland Road trip Itinerary”. After 3 days in Dublin our first stop on the road leads us up the breathtaking Wicklow mountains – literally and figuratively. A  few years ago The Mr and I decided to move abroad to serve where the need is greater. Read more about…

Ireland Roadtrip 2017 – Accomodation Problems

2017 the Mr, the Teabee and I were going to Ireland to see the legendary Emerald Isle with our own eyes. We had a rough Concept where to go within 14 days and what to see, but were flexible enough to stop wherever and whenever we wanted. After starting in Dublin for a few days,…

a threefold cord

When the Mr and I met back in 2009, we haven’t been baptized. My husband grew up catholic and my mother is one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. So the connection between religious life and a successful marriage wasn’t totally new to me. But there is a big difference of knowing the concept of something and really doing…

someone else is better for this job

For a long time I was thinking about writing a blogpost about the feelings of being unqualified, ill-equipped or unworthy. So this week’s Family Study actually helped a great deal to sort out the thoughts. We were listening to the dramatic Bible Reading of Jonah and worked the Teenager Study Activity afterwards. When thinking about…