A Brighter Tomorrow

Orphans. When we hear the word, we think of a child who has no one.  No parents.  No family.  Abandoned and alone.  No hope.  This can be the case but it is one-dimensional.   Orphans are people.  People with feelings.  Needs.  Talents.  Dreams.  Potential. In Haiti, a land with indisputable poverty, young children can have…

Water is for Life (Dlo se la Vi)

Earlier today I was trying to remind myself of all the things I have to be grateful for in a world that seems to be smitten with disappointment and oppression.  Each time I would have a discouraging thought, I would search for the positive.  By mid day, I was mentally exhausted. I honestly do not…

Moving forward

Moving forward I shared in an earlier post that I lived with my paternal grandmother for a few years when I was in high school.  She was a Cajun Creole woman and a very good cook.  She could not read or write English but she could speak it.  I remember coming home from school one…

Walk of Obedience and Faith

We remember the time very well.  I had come to Haiti to visit the boys.  They had told me they would come at 7am to the guest house I was staying at to visit with me.  Not knowing that in Haiti, 7 am means any time during the hour of 7, I decided to walk…