MARCH 13!!!! WE FINALLY HAVE A DATE! Almost 2 months of waiting JUST FOR THE APPOINTMENT to get our fingerprints done, we have a date. GLORY for another answered prayer! Just yesterday at lunch Chris and I were having our weekly power couple lunch & as we start co-planning our week I realized my return… Continue reading March 13th.
My sweet son, Jamie led worship this morning. We woke up yet again to the beautiful sounds of Africa outside the window and when I walked into the “dining hall”, there he was. Jamie, this precious child, spending days, weeks, and months without parents around, growing up without the luxuries America affords, completely without my… Continue reading Africa2, Day4: Hassan, Dauda, soccer, culture, marriage & Chris… Brown
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
I’m in Europe. Me. Little, old Stacey from the Grove. I feel small. You know how when you find yourself in the midst of a big thing or a big place or big people, and you just feel small? That’s me right now sitting in this airport cafe. I just bought the most expensive cup… Continue reading Stories & Dreams, Big Africa, small me.
REALLLLLY BIG NEWS TODAY!!! But I’ll save the best for last. 🙂 1. NEW MUSIC!!! I love new music SO MUCH. Need something new to listen to? The new Keyshia Cole album did not disappoint! Can’t say the same for the new Alicia Keys… yikes. Mandy tells me the Breaking Dawn 2 soundtrack is… Continue reading FAB 5 FRI to the DAY! Wait for it….
“When you’re dreaming with a broken heart… waking up is the hardest part…” I’ve said before that I have this running soundtrack in my head at all times. For days now, I’ve had this song in my head. It’s about a love relationship, but for me it’s been about my dream of going to Africa… Continue reading Mustard seed dream