So wow – It’s almost the end of February and I’m just now sitting down to write this recap. Things have been crazy busy lately, but there’s been a lot of intentional down time as well. It’s been great to be home and put a priority on seeing family, having date nights and just chilling together. […]
For me, this past summer in Haiti was unique in one huge way: it was my first trip to Haiti without Bethany. Considering that she has made several trips to Haiti without me and she is typically with me when I’m there, this meant that EVERYONE I worked with was wondering where she was. Everywhere […]
His heart and eyes and dreams are so colorful, so beautiful and big. My heart aches for his future. I plant a firm kiss on his blistering hot and sweaty forehead and whisper prayers of provision over his life.
Maybe you’ve been on a mission trip, studied abroad, been an au-pair in France. Or maybe you’ve never left the comfort of your birth-state, I’m not sure. Either way, if you’ve ever spent time in a foreign culture, you’ve probably noticed transitioning back and forth can be difficult. One thing people ask us very often […]
Working in Haiti, you hear the same questions time and time again… Though I hear these questions often, I don’t grow tired of answering them. These are questions I asked myself when I first started working in Haiti. Before traveling there in March 2012, I was like so many other people in that most of […]
Friends, Can we be fully transparent today? Do you ever have those days where it feels like you’re doing everything wrong? That somehow you’ve managed to seemingly ruin everything you touch? Well, that’s how I feel today. From shrinking a load of brand-new dresses in the wash, to breaking a dish in the sink, burning […]
Have you ever heard of The Apparent Project? Watch this video for a brief but beautiful intro and who they are and what they’re doing in Haiti! The Apparent Project artisans’ guild addresses Haiti’s orphan crisis at the root. To quote them from their site: “Our name reflects our passion: We want to see Haitian […]
Can I confess something to y’all? I am a liar. The worst offender – the casual, simple liar. How are you today Bethany? Fine, you? Fib, Lie. It seems like everyone always has a question for us when we return, we love talking about Haiti so its something we enjoy, answering questions and talking about […]