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Let's Do This!

The reality that we are scheduled to leave in 7 days has really hit us hard this morning. Our prior commitments in the United States have been moved to mid December so we could actually stay another 3 weeks to work. Would you be willing to support us in that effort?...

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Planting Seeds

The rooster had us up bright and early this morning! It is only 10:30am here in Haiti and it feels like we have accomplished an entire day's work. Last night we started prepping seed pots for our micro-farm projects with Harvest107. We had some of the girls from the...

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This Sunday

I know that many of you have heard about our #13for13 fundraising effort on Facebook, but I wanted to make sure that everyone had a chance to take part in it. This Sunday, August 17th - Gracie turns 13 years old. I am freaking out that my little girl is going to...

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So far …

I will admit that I have been very poor about blogging during our time here. I apologize. I have really tried to just live in each moment, and absorb it all later. There are so many emotions that come from a trip like this. There is so much joy, yet sorrow too. It has...

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Quick Swing

This is just a quick post to show some happy kids on the "new" swing set. The frame has been there for a long time, but there were no swings attached. I thought nothing of it until I came across the old swing seats buried deep in the tool shed. They needed new chains...

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Roadblocks

We are happy to announce that we will in fact be providing brand new mattresses for the children. It has weighed heavy on our hearts and it feels good to know that they will soon have new beds to sleep in at night. We have had a little saying lately, which is, "It's...

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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...

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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 was this...

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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 have to...

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