Author: Amanda Rose

Here I Raise My Ebenezer

Here I raise my Ebenezer Hither by Thy help I’ve come And I hope, by Thy good pleasure, Safely to arrive at home Jesus sought me when a stranger Wandering from the fold of God He, to rescue me from danger, Interposed His precious blood When I was in seventh grade and joined my youth…
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Between Two Seasons

This post was written for the weekly Five Minute Friday blog linkup. Each week, writers respond to a one-word prompt by writing for five minutes, then share their unedited writing with each other. Click here to join the fun! This week’s prompt: Vacation. When I think of vacation, I tend to remember all the trips my…
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No “Ifs” About it

This post was written for the weekly Five Minute Friday blog linkup. Each week, writers respond to a one-word prompt by writing for five minutes, then share their writing with each other. Click here to join the fun! This week’s prompt: If. If. A lot can hang on that little word. “I’ll hang out with you…if…
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A New Ocean

This post was written for the weekly Five Minute Friday blog linkup. Each week, writers respond to a one-word prompt by writing for five minutes, then share their writing with each other. Click here to join the fun! This week’s prompt: Ocean. “Oceans” by Hillsong United is one of my favorite songs. Whenever I hear it,…
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A Vineyard or a Graveyard

Note: This is the fourth in a series of posts about my missions adventure in Uganda in the spring of 2018. Click here to read other posts in this series. One night in Uganda, a group of university students came to our hotel for dinner. The students are part of the first graduating class from…
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A Gift Named Edward

Note: This is the third in a series of posts about my missions adventure in Uganda in the spring of 2018. Click here to read other posts in this series. Walking through the green field of banana trees, a soft breeze rustling the leaves, entering through a red brick gate, I let out a contented…
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A Ziploc for Everything and Everything in Its Ziploc

Note: This is the second in a series of posts about my missions adventure in Uganda in the spring of 2018. Click here to read the first post. I am almost finished packing for Uganda, and I will board a plane in Chicago on Thursday. I can hardly believe this is actually happening! God in…
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An Exciting Opportunity, A Step of Faith

Note: This is the first in a series of posts about my missions adventure in Uganda in the spring of 2018. At the beginning of 2018, I was still praying that God would give me an opportunity to return to Uganda before I go to college in August. Ever since my trip in 2016, I…
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