Recovery

I want to thank everyone for praying for my recovery. I am up and out of the room today working on rehydrating my body. I know that is was your prayers that lifted me up and got me back on my feet. I was really freaked out by the whole thing. It came on suddenly and I...

Full Circle

What an amazing, exhausting day! It all started out as usual, but we got a big surprise right after lunch … the 30Abes food was finally coming to Maison! There is a somewhat long story behind all this, so I’ll try to make it quick: Back in September, there...

Promises

I promised myself that I wouldn’t do any construction work today. I needed a day to let my hands heal and focus on the children. This morning I worked with a group of kids on their Math & Reading work while Rhiana worked with two students independetly. . I...

Sweet Dreams

During my time working here at Maison, I have been keeping a running list of things that need to be replaced. I am working hard on repairing what I can by repurposing discarded materials, but some things have to be purchased. We had a Pfamily meeting and have decided...

The Other Side

I am sitting downstairs in the common area listening to a sermon in Creole that is coming from the security guard’s radio outside. I have no idea what the preacher is saying, but the singing is soothing. The sun is not quite up yet and everyone else in the house...

Saturday Mornings

It seems that Saturday mornings have become time for reflection … and tears. This is the 2nd Saturday that we have been here, and the 2nd Saturday morning that I am struggling to reign in my tears. And so, I have let them roll down my cheeks at their will....

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