Thursday morning, walking down the road away from the Respire Haiti Café I heard a scream and some yelling. I turned around and saw the typical scene of a few discombobulated Haitians yelling about something. Then I saw her jetting across the busy street towards me. No shoes, ripped clothing, face in a panic, andContinue reading “God Knows the Ending”
Tag Archives: Children
When her head hit the pillow tonight I wonder what she was thinking. I wonder if she could figure out her emotions…was she scared? Exhausted? Happy? Confused? Did she feel free? I hope she feels free. The freedom to sleep. The freedom to eat. The freedom to live. To sleep in a safe place now.Continue reading “Beautiful Rescue.”
A New Normal
The longer I’m here, the harder it is to write, not because things get less interesting or because life’s busy (although it is busy)…it’s just harder to pick out only one story to write about…or my stories are so harsh and real that I am even shocked when I write them down. Life hereContinue reading “A New Normal”
One by One.
~~ Walking up near the Kindergarten, a young boy stood looking at the ground under the tree. There were a few other adults waiting for the Kindergarteners to finish school. As I got closer, I could almost FEEL his embarrassment and nervousness. I approached him and bent down a bit asking his name. No Response.Continue reading “One by One.”