One Hundred Pairs Of Flip Flops

My friend, Mickie West, who is also a missionary in Haiti, recently wrote what I have been finding so difficult to put in words.  It is packed with wisdom and particularly valuable to anyone going on a short term trip to a developing country.  I am sharing this with her permission.  Her words follow with…

Yon sèl dwèt pa manje kalalou. (Unity is strength.)

Haitians have many proverbs.  The literal translation of the one above is, “Only one finger does not eat okra.”  If you have ever eaten this delicious, yet slimy, vegetable then you probably have the same mental picture I have.  Seeing how challenging life is in Haiti, it does not take long to realize why this…

Let Me Be Real

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him and He will make your paths straight.  Proverbs 3:5-6 When I answered God’s call to move to Haiti many people thought I was crazy and some even told me so!  While it has taken me…