I want to start off by letting all of my North Carolina friends and family know how much we have been praying for you here in Haiti. Ya’ll have weathered hurricane Florence like champions and are living out what Jesus meant when He said, “love your neighbor as yourself.” Turning Flo into an outpouring of love and strength. Continue reading
On August 8th, 2018 my Nana died. She had been sick for a while with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Even though I knew this day would be coming, when someone is physically taken from you it feels like the wind is knocked out of you. Or someone cuts off your arm and you know you will never get it back. Grateful though that Nana now knows the joy of what true abundant life is, fully healed in the arms of our Father.
At the time of her death, I was in Ohio attending some trainings with Back2Back. This timing showed me just how known and loved I am by Jesus. Continue reading
This month has been full of surprises. You might have seen news about the recent protests and riots in Haiti due to the increase in gas prices. It was chaotic, violent, and concerning, but things have calmed down and returning back to normal.
Haiti is anything but predictable and boring. Continue reading
Bonjou! Or Bon Swa! Depending on what time you are reading this. Bonjou is good morning in Creole and Bon Swa is good evening. As far as the language goes, that is about all I have learned so far. Basically fluent.
It’s been about a month since I left the US. I am getting settled in my new home, the office, and adjusting to the rhythm of Haiti. The staff and everyone I have met so far have been so encouraging, hospitable, and kind. Continue reading
My last day after almost 15 years in corporate America was on April 27th. In a couple days I will be moving to Haiti.
This past month I have sold or given away most everything and started saying my goodbyes. I have spent time with family and friends that lift me up and encourage me as I prepare to leave.
A question I have been getting a lot is Continue reading
You know when the things you love to do start to collide with the plans God has for you? That is when I knew global missions was going to be more than just a short term mission trip, and was actually a part of God’s larger plan for my life and His Kingdom. Continue reading
I wrote these when I was in India and emailed to only a handful of people. Thanks for letting me share my love here for this beautiful and unique place. It changed the direction of my life.