Haiti Calls, part 3: Ayiti Cheri mwen

Often on medical trips there are team members who have never journeyed to Haiti before, and Haiti can be quite challenging on any number of levels. On the 5th or 6th of the 7-8 night trip, we usually discuss the “re-entry” process and what that can entail upon arriving back home. I encourage my teammates […]

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Haiti Calls, part two: “Getting bit by the ‘Bug'”

If you missed Part 1, you can read it here.  After a tumultuous beginning, the year 2005 held many blessings in store for our family. I was able to extend my maternity leave through the middle of April, keeping Maggie out of daycare for the remainder of that year’s “sick season.” I cooked a lot, and I […]

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Having hope and joy in today.

Today is Wednesday, 19 March. I am sitting on the “supper porch” of Liberty Lodge, two portable heaters blowing, diet coke a short reach away, pen in hand. My husband, no fool, sits inside studying 1 Samuel. The 3 children here with us are all in various stages of waking(or not). The 2 children not with us are […]

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