Posts Tagged "Food for the Hungry"


I love to travel. I haven’t found a place I don’t like. But some places I hold especially dear. Guatemala is one of those places. I traveled their a couple of years ago and visited several communities outside of Guatemala City with Compassion International…a life-changing trip. And then got to go back with Food for the Hungry earlier this year and saw several mountain communities in Northern...

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I am in an especially crazy season of life. We are just six weeks into 2013 and I have already traveled to Raleigh, Dhaka, and Bend {with two more trips on the horizon next week}. I have attended two conferences and sat in countless coffees, meetings and conference calls.  My sweet 90 year old grandmother unexpectedly had a massive stroke on Tuesday and is literally in the process of walking to Heaven. And my parents who live, yes...

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Christmas isn’t about stuff. And Christmas isn’t about busyness. Christmas is about the generosity of God. And Christmas is about the incredible gift He shared with us. For us! For a child has been born—for us! the gift of a son—for us! He’ll take over the running of the world. His names will be: Amazing Counselor, Strong God, Eternal Father, Prince of Wholeness. His ruling authority will grow, and there’ll be no limits to...

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I. Miss. This.

I. Miss. This.


Posted By on Sep 10, 2012 in FH Blogger Trips | 6 comments

I miss Africa. The landscapes. The amazing bloggers I shared the experience with. The children. The smiles. The joy. The opportunity to disturb and disrupt. The puns. The kung-fu moves. The inside jokes.  It has been two months. Eight weeks. Sixty days. Since the FH Bloggers trip were on the ground in Ethiopia. Breaking new ground. Making new memories. Writing new stories. And. I. Miss. This. What are you missing...

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Yesterday, I packed up what was left of my life in California. In between errands and goodbyes, I stole an hour with my friend Jennie {yes, I reposted a guest post I did for her yesterday} and her husband Zac. They like many, asked how my transition has been, what I’m leaving behind and what I took away from this season. Unpacking it all with them, I could see God’s hand woven throughout my zig-zagging story {no one ever...

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More glimpses into the trip that left us all changed. {Pictures by David Molnar, photographer extraordinaire. Go check out his stuff. Beg him to shoot for you. Grovel. It’s worth it.} Thanks for joining us on the journey!  And…It’s not too late to sponsor a child through Food for the Hungry.   Have you been to Ethiopia? How has Africa changed...

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