Sacrifices

June 3, 2014

Sacrifices

Sacrifices

I was reminded today what it truly means to make a sacrifice. As we have sold our house, much of our possessions, given up our jobs, and prepared to move to Haiti full time, these things have felt like sacrifices. Many of these things have been hard for me. As Matt and I sat down […]

May 30, 2014

Playing Soccer

Playing Soccer

This past Wednesday night, I had the opportunity to play soccer with a lot of guys from the local community.  I want to set the scene for you a little before going forward.  I played soccer in high school, but since then, I have probably played a maximum of 5 times in a real game […]

May 26, 2014

Helpless

Helpless

Over the past couple of weeks I have been contemplating the idea of helplessness in many different aspects.  There is such a negative connotation behind this word, and with good reason.  Since we’ve been in Haiti, here are some ways we have felt helpless: When it rains, it is a big struggle to drive to […]

May 22, 2014

So Much Rain

So Much Rain

Since we have been in Haiti it has rained almost every day.  They are usually very short, very intense showers that thoroughly soak the ground and make it very difficult for us to get to the orphanage every day.  On a side note, it is a good thing that we have a 4 wheel drive […]

May 19, 2014

We’re Here

We're Here

As many of you know, we arrived in Haiti last Monday (May 12) after a little over a month in the states. We are staying here until July 7, so this will be our longest stay in Haiti. During our time here, these are the things we hope to accomplish: Find an attorney to help […]

May 15, 2014

Moving Out of Our Home (Matt)

Moving Out of Our Home (Matt)

Jess and I recently sold and moved out of our home a few days before this current trip to Haiti. We lived there for almost 9 years and we made some incredible memories in that house. It is hard for me to communicate emotions, but I can very specifically remember a few things that were […]

April 25, 2014

A Pressing Need

A Pressing Need

This is the last blog for the week, and next week we plan on going back to our normal 1-2 per week.  Thanks so much for reading and keeping up with our ministry.  I cannot say enough how encouraging it is to have you behind us and how much we need and covet your prayers. […]

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