Greetings in the Name of the Lord Y’shuaJesus.
I’m Wil Robinson.
For my entire life I’ve believed in Y’shuaJesus. The older I become, the more centered upon Him I become. Y’shuaJesus is my MessiahSavior, forming me into a fully alive person. I pray the Lord open your eyes and heart that you might find yourself in Him, feel His love, and to love Him in return.
To many I am Terry, the nickname given by my parents. Wil, derived from my middle name, William, I gave myself. In the military I was called Robi, as was my father and his father before him. In the Peace Corps, serving in Southeastern Nigeria I was Obie, which means heart.
While I was born on a ranch in California, I lived in several other American States while growing up including Georgia, Kentucky, Kansas. As a child I live for a time in Wales. As an adult, I lived for short times in Wales, Israel, Sri Lanka, India, and Nigeria.
In the mid-1980s travel thrust itself upon me, taking me many places overseas including Israel, Wales, Mexico, most European countries as well as West Africa, Sri Lanka, and India
Attending college on and off for nearly twenty years taking various classes, I finally settled down at Humboldt State University to earn a BA in journalism with minors in English and International Relations-Asian Emphasis.
After college, I was blessed to work for two years in the Peace Corps as a Health Information Specialist in three cities in Nigeria: Enugu in the Southeast; Jos, in the highland State of Plateau, and in Kaduna. I remained in Nigeria, for another two-and-a-half years working as a Program Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting Specialist with AID, and living on in Lagos. That was an incredible experience, traveling a beautiful country and meeting wonderful people.
During my life I’ve been a like a Jack-of-All: Pastor; Truck Driver; Infantryman; Armament Systems Technician; Communications Technician; Journalist; Photojournalist; Photographer; Peace Corps volunteer; Health Information Specialist; Health Information Reporter; Inner-City Middle School Teacher; Technical Support Manager; Technical Trainer, Investor, and for about ten years, a full-time stay-at-home dad to two wonderful kids my wife and I were blessed to adopt from Russian—they are now grown, and the oldest is serving with the 1st Stryker InfantryBrigade of the 25th Infantry Division posted in Alaska.
I’ve been around water most of my life. The picture at the top of this blog is Georgia’s intense sun and the top of the sail on Cassandra, my 25-foot Cape Dory sailboat. It seemed a fitting photo for a blog named JonahzSong.
G-d used various interests, travel experiences, and career tracks to form me into the person I am today: A person who has made a lot of mistakes, been forgiven by the Grace of G-D, and enabled to share some of them.
Lord Bless, Keep, Shine . . .