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Home again, home again, jiggety jig

After shopping for chocolate at the Brussels airport, we left in the wee hours (4 am Eastern) and arrived in Newark shortly after Noon yesterday. We made it through customs with relative ease, collected our luggage, rechecked it, went through … Continue reading

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Water Revisted

After a bumpy 3 hour ride that included a bridge that was out and a subsequent (and suspect!) detour through Firestone’s rubber plantation, we arrived at Roberts International Airport in Monrovia. When we boarded the plane, I headed right to … Continue reading

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Leaving a piece of my heart in Liberia

Though I haven’t written updates in the last week, my heart has been full — full of love for the people I have met and full of care and concern for the many needs here. As we leave today, I’m … Continue reading

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Hole in One!

This morning as I went into the bathroom to wash up for the day, I was organizing my belongings. I lifted my arm to put my toothbrush on the shelf above the sink and lost my grip on it. The … Continue reading

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Water!

One of the team members has dubbed me as “the water girl” as it seems that I am the one who frequently retrieves the water from the back porch to fill bathing buckets and the water filtration system for our … Continue reading

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We’ve been busy!

We’ve been busy over the last few days! On Monday, we got up in the wee hours of the morning and loaded into a rented SUV at 5:00 a.m. for an anticipated 4 hour drive to Ganta. There were 7 … Continue reading

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Worship!

I had my first African worship experience this morning and oh what a joy it was! As a pastor visiting St John’s UMC, I was expected to sit up front and participate in worship. While initially a little anxious about … Continue reading

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