Africa round 2, DAY 1 – The last time I went to Africa, I couldn’t help but cry as the plane took off from Oklahoma City ground. My dream was coming true, I was being lifted into the air and I was overwhelmed with excitement, and no idea what to expect. This time was different. … Continue reading God bless the rains down in Africa, Day 1
Ugh… the sun. My last African sunrise. 😦 I woke up to Jamie’s warm skin holding my hand, and looked up to see Gabriel’s big smile. He was headed back to college later, but he told us he was going with us to the airport. I snuggled with him a bit, letting him know how… Continue reading Africa 10 ~ “Ayyy, you loss me today…” 😦
Day 9… Beautiful, terrible, wretched last day Each morning, I feel my hand laying on warm skin. Jamie puts my hand across his face, on the side of his cheek, wraps his hands around mine to lay on his chest, and we lay with interlaced fingers until the heat of the sun coming through the… Continue reading Africa Day 9: Church, Socca, What NOT to wear and Jamie’s jig!
Day 8: Beach Field Trip … No school. No hunger. No worries. Just this. All day, this…
MY SCHOOL BOY ~ Wednesday I got to take Amidu to school! He was soooo excited to show me everything!! He said I need to discuss with his teacher things, and to tell him no more flogging! So, I did. I had a little parent/teacher conference with Daniel and prayed over him as he leads… Continue reading Africa 5,6,7 ~ Blind orphans, sweet Jamie & my new gig!
I have been forced to see the America in me, and it does not please me. I am so disappointed to realize all that I lack for the sake of all that I possess. I am doing life among purest servants of God, and I fear I have nothing to give them but things money… Continue reading Africa 3/4 ~ Pineapples, Miley’s biggest fan & an American boy
February 1 & 2 Story time!!! I hate knowing I can’t possibly share everything I’m seeing and experiencing because every moment here is so precious, but I have to tell some of these stories – I have to get them out and onto something that will encourage others, remind me and outlive me. Just know,… Continue reading Africa Days 1&2 ~ If grace is an ocean..