“Are you okay?” I snapped back into reality to see a young woman standing close to the vending machine in the baggage claim area. “Oh… I’m fine, thanks. It’s just been a bit of a frustrating day.” [It started off by realizing that my debit card was not in my possession, which sent me into … More He didn’t even care.
Five. Five. The number spun in my head as I wandered around the grocery store. To be honest, I don’t even remember driving into the parking lot or entering the store. I wandered around the aisles, looking pointlessly at the displayed items. I didn’t go there for a particular purpose; my subconscious just led me … More Five.
I love puppies. Always have, always will. The first step to becoming a real adult was the realization that I could now get a puppy without even asking my parents’ permission or approval. That realization happened here in Haiti. Unfortunately, my first year here was a bit, um, unlucky when it came to pets. But … More Know Me.
These past seven months have been, um, interesting, to say the least. At times, it seems like I am walking blindfolded through a dark room full of sharp objects that can severely hurt me. It’s my job to navigate this darkness…and survive. This whole year in general (beginning about this time in 2016) has been … More beauty in chaos
Moringa trees are glorious, for more reasons than producing leaves, pods, and roots so incredibly wonderful. (Wait… do y’all even know about moringa? If not, open a new tab right this very second and do a Google search for “moringa.” Be prepared for your life to be changed in mighty ways.) Living in a Caribbean … More Lord, help me be like the moringa tree.
If you don’t do it, someone else will. And he’ll abundantly reap the blessings which could have been yours. If you don’t do it, someone else will. And his life will forever be changed because of it. If you don’t do it, someone else will. And his horizons will be greatly expanded to an unfathomable … More If you don’t do it, someone else will.
Never did I ever wish to move to Haiti. Heck, I didn’t even want to visit that island. Everyone and his brother went to Haiti to do missions, so I was determined to stay as far away as possible. When I was granted permission to go on a short term trip as an “independent” teenager, … More Never Haiti.