A few nights ago, I told the group that Benite inspired me greatly because he has totally dedicated his life to the people in Haiti. He is completely immersed, working hard day...View Post
They might be poor, but they are free.
Each time I find myself feeling sorry for these people, I remember my own people and how tormented we are by our riches. Americans drown...
Benite began rhythmically clapping his hands, and the congregation followed along. They started singing a song in Creole, and about ten seconds in, it sounded familiar. Pastor...View Post
Today was our first day in the village. It's amazing how normal the poverty feels today. How could I go from complete shock to familiarity so quickly?
When we arrived, we were...
We landed in Port Au Prince this evening after a long day of flying. You could see the poverty from the air. The mountains were beautiful, but the water was lined with shacks by...View Post
I got an email last night from a brand that I love. At first, it peaked my interest because they were promoting a cute windbreaker (I didn't even know that was possible), but after...View Post
Something magical happened when I walked into Trader Joe's last month.
Trader Joe's is new to our neighborhood, and a big fuss was raised over its opening. I knew why as soon...View Post
A recent string of bad dreams had left me in an anxious state, so to my surprise, I woke up this morning from a dream so sweet that I could hardly contain it.
My life was made...View Post