More Like You, More Like Me

It’s been more than a year since I last wrote here. I’ve wanted to write, to commit to write but I haven’t. The truth is, I haven’t felt free to write; to tell my story, think my thoughts in their true authentic form, to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth. It’s like…

My Cucu – My Grandma

“…this is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for a future that only He can see.” Corrie Ten Boom A week ago my grandma rested from the troubles of this world. We buried her yesterday. It’s gladdening to know with…

The Weaver

God is the weaver, I am the canvas. My Life is but a weaving between my Lord and me; I cannot choose the colors he worketh steadily. Oft times He weaveth sorrow and I, in foolish pride, forget He sees the upper, and I the under side. Not til the loom is silent and the…

As the curtains close on Dakar…

“You haven’t believed God until you’ve attempted to do something that can’t be done unless his power is at work in your life. Rick Warren.” 21 months ago I left my hometown and everything familiar to me and headed out to Senegal, West Africa on a big adventure. Previous trips to the region had allured…

25 Thank Yous

It’s Thanksgiving Day. I am not feeling in a particularly thankful mood. Sure God has been good to me but I am not overflowing with gratefulness/ awe/ wonder as I should. There I go again, ‘shoulda-coulda-woulda-ing’ myself. When will I ever get that it’s ok to feel whatever I am feeling? That feelings have no…