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Say Cheese!

Here’s what my month has been like, in pictures! I thought you guys (I'm trying to transition back to using "you guys" after hearing my squad use "y'all all" year long, haha) could use a break from all my writing so here are some pictures! Check it out:   k i d s Ministry We work with the school Pastor James founded called Kigali Christian Academy. For a short time in the mornings we, sing songs, play games, like “Red Light, Green Light” and share a

It's all worth it!

This country is so beautiful! I just want to share with you what we’ve been doing.  Everyday we have breakfast around 7am, lunch around 1pm and dinner around 7pm. Our hosts provide the meals and I am very thankful for that. It’s such a blessing. For breakfast we eat some egg with bread and coffee. For lunch we usually have rice, beans, potato, meat and a veggie. For dinner we usually have pasta, potato, meat and a veggie.  Sunday’s we go to church and one of us pr

How do you get homesick in Bali?

The thing I had to reevaluate in order to come on this trip was my idea of home and safety. I had to come to the conclusion that security is something that can really only come from the Lord. So I let go. I left my job and gave up my home and even got rid of numerous belongings when I set out. So now that I’m well into month 10 I feel a little silly saying that I want my home back… especially while we’re on Bali. I miss napping on the couch and being able to read street signs

& God said, let there be light

Shame  A five letter word.  A feeling that holds us back from so many things.  Paralyzes us from being who we truly are.  It lurks in the darkness and slowly controls people.  I’m reading Brene Brown’s book, Daring Greatly, which talks all about vulnerability and shame.  Scary right?  Reading this book has me thinking a lot about how I have let shame control so many different aspects of my life.  Shame’s power is in the dark. In t

I am not going to Haiti