What I’m Doing Next…

The past 7 months working at Adventures in Missions has been some of the most beautifully stretching, life bringing months of my life. It’s been beautiful and challenging… I have sat in the office writing blogs and I have sat in the bush in Africa holding babies. I have discipled and been discipled. I have…

An Ode to my Ducklings

An Ode to my Ducklings. Shalom my children… My ducklings. My sisters. Thank you… For having grace on me. For loving me in the midst of my mess and reaching out to me to expose your own messes as well. Because of this summer, I have legit been changed for good.          …

Confessions of a Missionary

Some days I hate my life. Africa life is not all it’s cracked up to be. Sometimes I don’t want to hop out of bed and embrace the day. The language barrier is freaking hard. Being hit on by grown men just because I’m white gets obnoxious. Bucket showers get old. Walking miles and miles…

She Has a Name.

  Saturday we returned to the plot of land with the big tree that I left my little nameless girl under. “Big Fun Day” had been planned all year at this specific carepoint and we were pumped to get there. Laughter filled my ears and bright colors my eyes. A team from the States was…

I Don’t Know Her Name.

My heart has already been stretched, wrecked and reconstructed. The team has opened up and we have shifted from acquaintances to family. Hearts have been exposed and walls have crashed down. It has been so painful, so beautiful. There have been hard conversations in the name of Jesus… calling people out of old patterns into…

If Grace Is An Ocean…

Grace. What a familiar but so unfamiliar term. It is a word that I give graciously to others… But hardly give to myself. It is a word that I can’t truly comprehend. I get dizzy when I try to comprehend why the Lord would suffocate me in grace on a daily basis. Why on earth…

It’s Time for Africa.

The past few days have been insane. A few days ago I packed my life into a few boxes… the rest of it into a suitcase. The boxes went into storage… my suitcase is with me. In four days I board a plane destination Swaziland, Africa. The past four days I have been at leader…