The morning began with a prayer walk. It’s something I haven’t done before, but it was refreshing to prepare even my own heart for what was about to take place. We prayed for the people we passed in the street for the families living in the houses we walked by. Then, thanks to Dr. Evan […]Read More Clinic One: Honduras Village
Church this morning was wonderful, we sang a few of the spanish songs I grew up on, and how lovely to hear our Dominican brothers and sisters singing those words and to join them in the praise of our Savior! Some of us stayed for the sermon in spanish and others went with Dr. Bob […]Read More Sun Day
A sliver of light came into our window at 6:30 this morning so, we rubbed the sleep right out of our eyes and made a walk to the beach (only a few miles from us) before church. The streets were empty and there was that fresh morning smell in the air…dewy and salty and comforting. […]Read More Morning Reflections
The intercom buzzed loudly, waking us from our aerial nap to inform us, like that little star on the map: “You are Here.” We were landing in the Dominican Republic! I sat up and slid open the window, incredulous that we really were here, we had arrived–and only thanks to God in heaven and His […]Read More You Are Here
Airports are one of my favorite places in the world. So many people coming and going yet, intersecting at this one place. So many stories under one roof, so many strangers embarking in similar ventures. We have landed in Miami and the anticipation grows by the minute, the expectation of what we stand in the […]Read More Packed bags and flying machines
In just 5 weeks, 11 of us are hoping on a plane headed for the Dominican Republic. We are just eleven ordinary people seeking to see outside of our own little world and open our eyes to the work that God is doing in the rest of the globe, by joining his servants in the […]Read More Heading to the D.R.
The rain was pounding the pavement and my windshield as Joy and I drove to the airport. “The Portland rains have welcomed me from afar ,” I thought and as I ran thru the airport to catch a plane for which I was terribly late, my heart was beating right out of my chest from […]Read More Friendship is a Well