• Sudanese Women Walking

    A #MeToo Movement in South Sudan

    March 26, 2018

    Recently an article was published in Christianity Today detailing how World Vision was part of bringing 250 South Sudanese child soldiers home “after years of being forced to serve as soldiers and domestic workers during their country’s civil war.” While reading, I noticed they mentioned children coming back who had “experienced sexual or gender-based violence”…

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  • I Did It

    March 16, 2018

    A little over three years ago, I told all of you I was going back to school. That my trip to Zimbabwe had changed my life, and my look on education and I wanted to do something with that. I switched my nearly completed teaching major to one that focused on psychology and religion, and…

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  • Fostering Puppies and the Boy Who Lived

    January 18, 2018

    On December 23rd, we had a call from our local shelter about fostering a litter of puppies. I’d filled out their form a few weeks before sharing we were interested in fostering – really any breed or age but since we have cats and they are Evil (because cats) Possessive Anti another cat we decided…

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  • Almost Home

    January 15, 2018

    Sam will be home for good tomorrow. 120 days exactly of him being gone. He’s driven 4 hours home nearly every weekend to see us, even for the two months he’d get home Friday night and leave Sunday afternoon. We’ve all managed in this time. The girls and I made it 4 months of sickness and…

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