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Category Archives: Haiti

This is my Haiti story. What happened there has been the catalyst for a lot of positive changes in my life and I’m eager to share the wonder of it all with you. So that you can walk through it alongside me, I’ve set these posts in the order in which they happened.

This story is all about possibilities when we step in courage toward the uncertain and embrace Life. I hope what unfolded awes you as it has me.

Hurricane Matthew, Haiti and Us

Ever mull something while asleep? When I woke up this morning, I realized I’d been pondering most of the night. It’s hard, in our culture, to understand theirs. If you want to sorta kinda slightly approach fathoming what some Haitians are experiencing… right this moment… imagine. Imagine what we are living, but from their first […]

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Bittersweet Goodbye

It has been quite a ride. For eight months now, I’ve worked alongside tireless men and women who spend their waking hours (and quite a few dreaming ones, too) unraveling ways to help those impacted by natural disasters. Getting the job as communications manager was a dream come true. Ever since I felt compelled (truly, […]

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Mob ‘Em With Hope

You never know when life is going to change — or end. Crisis is just that way, isn’t it? It’s not much for giving notice. But, for some, it seems that life never really starts. You know the people I mean. They trudge along, wishing they could figure out why they’re here, lost in the […]

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You Make Beautiful Things

You have done good things. It reminds me of the song, “Beautiful Things.” You make beautiful things You make beautiful things Out of the dust You make beautiful things You make beautiful things Out of us If you look at what large organizations have accomplished in the missions field, the teeny bit we’ve recently achieved […]

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What Can This Dollar Do?

Hmm… so the Talkmaster, Neal Boortz hisownself, is publicly teasing me for being excited that I found a dollar under my pillow. Yep, just one. It was crumpled, probably a stowaway in my laundry that always ends up piled on my bed. But there’s just never a bad time to find money, is there? It’s […]

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Double Dog Dare

This morning, I woke up at home – not Haiti – and the differences are dramatic: I wasn’t awakened by a rooster and the sound of a broom already energetic in the leaves outside my window. My alarm waits until I’m ready. I didn’t wake up on the floor this morning. My mattresses atop my […]

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