Do You Know Who You Are? Do You Know the One Who Does?

We’ve all seen it. A person of influence is being treated like a nobody and what do they ask: “Do you know who I am”? This question carries with it a presumption that if the person knew who they were dealing with they would treat them differently. Many times this comes from a place of pride…

Salt and Light

The whole month of November, leading up to Thanksgiving, my social media news feeds have been full of what my friends are thankful for. Last week as Nick, the girls and I were preparing a Thanksgiving meal that we would share with our Dominican family I thought about all the things that I had to be thankful…

Things That Please the Spirit

The first few weeks in the mission field have consisted of a great deal of observation. I’ve done a lot of watching, listening, and taking in. I haven’t understood everything I’ve heard as I’m still learning Spanish, but another thing I’m realising is that some of what I’m seeing isn’t making sense either. I’ve spent…

Trip Photos

I have been meaning to post pictures from our most recent Dominican Republic trip for some time and have finally gotten around to it. I apologize for the delay and hope you enjoy the visuals. One of our first stops was to a community called La Yaguita de Pastor. This is a poverty stricken suburb…

Home

No matter who you are or what your background is, chances are, there is a place somewhere on this planet that you call home. Home takes on a different appearance to different people and even changes as we walk through life. However, I would venture to say that we all associate a level of comfort…