I have a hole in my heart but it is going to be ok…

One thing I know for sure is that my heart and my life will never be the same. This journey to Africa has not been easy and at times it has been down right ugly. BUT I want to be real even if it hurts. ┬áIf I had to guess, I bet you want to be real too.I love children’s books and I love the story about the Velveteen Rabbit. “What is REAL?” the Velveteen Rabbit asked the Skin Horse one day. “Does it mean having things that...

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Does your love stink too?

Sometimes the words just won’t come… The last few months have been hard. I have wanted to say so much but the words just wouldn’t come out the right way. God has been working on my heart. Henri Nouwen once said, “The hard truth is that all people love poorly. We need to forgive and be forgiven everyday, every hour increasingly.” This truth has knocked me off my feet. I have been wrestling with this and it...

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Love those in front of you…

I know, I know … we have not posted anything in a while. I have no reason other than life has been busy and hard and the words just wouldn’t quite come together. This week though, watching God work has caused me to pause and share for no other reason than for you to see how good He really is. Erik’s last post shared about Rasheed and his family from Ocean View...

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