What I’ve Seen

When I finally took the time to sit down and reflect back on my time that I’ve spent here in South Africa so far, it’s almost indescribable. From serving at Blessed Hands and feeding the homeless and families in need, to serving at Kairos packing food parcels so that families can have meals to support … More What I’ve Seen

Moment by Moment

As we have transitioned from our last community to our next, it has been difficult to find time to sit down and write it all out and process all that has happened within the last couple of weeks. From having a goodbye dinner with the staff at Zwartkloof with traditional Afrikaans dishes, to seeing the … More Moment by Moment

The Lions Roar

Travel Journal: Since September 2nd, we have been staying at Zwartkloof private game reserve in the Limpopo providence of South Africa, near the town of Bela Bela. This incredible reserve is home to giraffes, tigers, empallas, monkeys, mongoos, zebras, baboons, ostriches, and so many other animals…especially my favorite…lions! This place is beautiful. There is nothing … More The Lions Roar

A New World View

A New Worldview Today, September 1st was the first day of spring and it was also the day it finally hit…I am in South Africa…and I am staying here for 3 months. Yesterday as we finished orientation, I was looking forward to what was next, and how this knowledge had prepared me for going out … More A New World View

The Journey Begins

Well, we’ve finally arrived and I’m not sure what it is, but my heart is so light. As I breathed in the cool South African breeze the air felt so pure as it filled my lungs. It was as if everything that tried coming against me, every hurt, every attack, every stressed filled day…made this … More The Journey Begins