My Heart’s In Haiti

By the time you get this newsletter, I will be somewhere in the middle of Haiti. Le Jeune, to be precise, east of Port-au-Prince in a small village where we will be building a medical clinic for expectant moms and moms of infants. Since the earthquake, the clinic has...

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...

My Heart is in Haiti

I had a different post scheduled for today, but I scrapped it for another day. Today my heart is consumed with Haiti. Some of you know our family traveled to Haiti in June. You can read about our trip here. Or look at more pictures from our trip posted on my Facebook...

Why We Made Haiti a Family Thing

We live in one of the most affluent communities in Colorado. Which means: The houses are huge, million-dollar mansions everywhere you turn. The amenities are generous, including multiple recreation centers, pools, etc. Residents count their toys: boats, RVs,...

Haiti Journal: Pushing Past the Can’t

What’s your pain threshold? I’ve been told I’m pretty tough … for a girl. I can work physically hard (I’ve landscaped, drywalled, remodeled, etc.), can rough it without a shower or hairbrush for days in the middle of the Colorado wilderness,...