Haiti

Four Things You Could Do

by Tara Livesay on September 1, 2014

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There is no shortage of  instructions on the interweb. In any given month it is quite likely you will be instructed on multiple topics.  The list could include:  Ten things not to say to your single friends Five things Christians should stop saying Ten things for a healthy marriage. Five reasons your teen is rebelling. […]

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Consumer or Consumed?

by Tara Livesay on September 11, 2013

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Like many of you, we are raising our children outside of their passport country. Our two oldest daughters have returned to life in the United States. We are currently in Texas for a few months to be near our second-born as she navigates the transition and finds her place in a world that she hasn’t […]

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Carrying Water

by Editor on August 9, 2013

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Today’s guest post comes from Tamara White, former domestic missionary, current international consultant and therapist. When I was in Haiti, high up in a mountain village, I was greeted every morning by a little girl who carried water for her family. The container was as big as her torso, perched perfectly on her sweet head. […]

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On Driving and Unsurpassable Worth

by Tara Livesay on July 29, 2013

Jesus said things. ‘Love your neighbor’, ‘Love one another’, ‘Love your enemies’. As we go about our day in the capital city of Port au Prince, we are frequently given a chance to demonstrate a higher level Jesus-variety-type of love.  In the reverse we are given a chance to be an overtly aggressive giant ass […]

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Storytelling

by Tara Livesay on June 3, 2013

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  As I interact with the precious people of the island I inhabit, and as I build relationships and get to know women on deeper levels, something unusual and confusing happens in my heart and mind. I find that I want to honor and remember every last detail of every story shared with me – […]

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Short Term Missions and a Church in Haiti

by Editor on February 27, 2013

Guest writer and missionary to Haiti, Shannon Kelley, shares a short term missions experience. ———————————————— It’s a typical Sunday.  My family walks over dirt roads about a mile to a little cinder block church.  We are the only non-Haitian’s there.  We sit amongst our friends – people with hard lives that get down on their […]

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Reminiscing and Dreaming

by Editor on January 2, 2013

Today’s guest post comes from missionary mom Shannon Kelley. Here, Shannon shares a practical idea for being intentional as family as we leave last year behind and look forward to the New Year. ********* I’m a big fan of the New Year. There is something hopeful and exciting about it. I love reminiscing over the past […]

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