As I walk the roads and trails of Gressier, without fail, I hear a child scream. Wailing in pain. In fear. If I can find them, I try to stop it…to talk to the adult that is beating them. So often I walk past children “playing” games together pretending to beat each other. Pretending toContinue reading “Growing Humbly.”
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Our God is Healer.
Half asleep and trying to remember if the girls had everything they needed for school, I walked Micha and Jessica down the stairs. As I bent down to kiss them bye, my eyes were drawn to someone sitting outside on my step. I walked over and saw a small, young woman holding a tiny, lethargicContinue reading “Our God is Healer.”
Breaking the cycle.
Sometimes when things happen here in Haiti it takes weeks or months to get things out of my head and heart and onto paper….sometimes they aren’t even able to come out of my head into cohesive sentences at all….but then sometimes things happen and God prompts me to start writing immediately… this is something thatContinue reading “Breaking the cycle.”
There are many things that happen in Gressier that rock my world…some in an amazing way…some in the most disturbing and disheartening way…this was unfortunately something that rocked me to the point of tears, nausea and begging God – please be aware that this blog is tough and really shows some of the darkness ofContinue reading “Dear Dada.”