Walking in his shoes…

The needs of this country are hard to see everyday.  Death is hard to see.  Hunger is hard when it knocks at your gate every day.  Poverty is hard when they are your physical neighbors. But for me, the hardest part of every day is seeing children at home, washing dishes or clothes, cooking, cleaningContinue reading “Walking in his shoes…”

Too Much Rubble

“The strength of those who bear the burdens is failing.  There is too much rubble.  By ourselves we will not be able to rebuild the wall.”  Nehemiah 4:10 Every time I read this, three words stand out to me. Too much rubble. Anyone who has ever been to Haiti or maybe even seen pictures hasContinue reading “Too Much Rubble”

TRAPPED.

When I first visited Haiti I was so naive about many things…one of them being slaves in Haiti.  A Haitian friend and I were having a discussion about child slaves, and I asked, “How do you know which child is a slave?”  And he answered, “You just know.”  It wasn’t even 3 minutes later asContinue reading “TRAPPED.”

People are NOT Projects.

People are NOT projects, People are People. I feel like I’ve heard this somewhere before but don’t remember where…regardless the truth of his statement is SO powerful here in Haiti. Since the earthquake January 12th there have been MANY people who have arrived in Haiti wanting to help…government workers, humanitarians, celebrities, missionaries…and included in thisContinue reading “People are NOT Projects.”