Growing Humbly.

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.”

Whose Journey is this anyway?

When I moved to Gressier in January of 2011…I felt like I had lived a whole life already…and to some degree I had.  I tried to live the life I thought I was supposed to and the life I thought I wanted to live.   I LOVED high school, mostly because I was so consumedContinue reading “Whose Journey is this anyway?”

The Real World.

I peaked over his shoulder as he flipped through the book slowly, my heart sunk deeper and deeper into my stomach with each page he turned.  I KNEW the truth of this  situation.  I KNEW the background of my children here, but for some reason seeing it on paper made it more real.  IT MadeContinue reading “The Real World.”

Repost: No More Orphanages

I have tried to write this post for the last 6 months but it’s so hard to write down something that I feel so passionate about and (for those of you who’ve seen me talk) feel like I need to be jumping around, spastically waving my hands and explaining how I feel about this!  Even…