Heading Back to Haiti

I’m heading back to Haiti. June 2009 our family went on a one-week mission trip to Haiti with New Missions to. Some of you remember because you followed along with my blog, traveling with us via cyberspace. Even though we’d done multiple mission trips before, Haiti did something to us. It made us feel uncomfortable, […]

Shoe Shopping Anyone?

I’m not much of a shoe shopper (or ANY kind of shopper), but this I can’t resist. 50,000 pair of shoes in 50 days. A challenge to shod shoeless feet throughout the world with something many of us simply take for granted. If you’ve ever felt ill-equipped or unqualified to make a tangible difference in […]

DCW Recap

Last night I returned from another incredible week at DCW (Dynamic Communicators Workshops, for those who aren’t familiar with my world). Incredible training, amazing staff, hungry students ready to learn and apply. Though the days are long and intense, I always come home simultaneously depleted and full. This week was no exception. My leader and […]

This Moment

It’s impossible. Trust me–I’ve tried. How can I possibly pen words to describe the mental chaos as we leave our new friends and family in Africa? Watching the African landscape gradually fade into the distance through small rectangular airplane windows carries with it a definite measure of sadness. The people and the country got under […]