I’ve been planning this post for months. I have spent hours dreaming of the perfect examples and the perfect words to share. And I have been waiting with a very impatient heart for the moment that I can write and share this post. And yet, now that the time has come that I can write … More A Blessed Life
I’ve been learning a lot. That’s to be expected I suppose. 🙂 I’ve been learning French, and now a few words in Senoufo (a native language spoken in and around Korhogo). I’ve been learning the Ivorian culture, a culture completely opposite from my own. I’ve been learning how to live a full life without many … More The Biggest Lesson of Them All
A pastor of mine shared once the importance of someone’s name. He described a person’s name as the handle that will open the drawer to who that person is. Your name is a representation of all of who you are. He, of course, used this image as we looked at praising the name of God- … More With the New Year Came a New Name for Me
It has now been eight weeks since I arrived here in Cote d’Ivoire, and may I just ask- what has happened with the time?! I feel as though I just got here, but also that I have been here for ages. It is quite the conundrum, one I think we all run into at times. … More Where has my time gone?!
Let me introduce you to my new world. We’ll start off with the people. They are, after all, the most important things as I create a life here! Pictured is my Journey Corps team. They make up most of who I know, for now. 🙂 From left to right is Timothee who is the director … More Bienvenue! Welcome!
Friends, I have arrived. After about 30 hours of travel my team and I have made it to Côte d’Ivoire. Thank you for your prayers for safe travels, things could not have gone any smoother than they did! Yesterday afternoon we were picked up by our team leaders from Côte d’Ivoire, and have spent yesterday … More Arrival
In just one month I will be sitting on a plane headed to Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa. With me, I will be taking a few suitcases holding all I will need to live for the next twelve months. That’s right, I’m moving to Cote d’Iviore to live there for one year!