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Built for Adventure

“Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” ~ Amelia Earhart My grandson, Noah, loves new adventures. One of his recent adventures was a Birthday Party Safari at Zoo Miami for his third birthday. As we walked through the entrance of the zoo, he shouted out “‘venture, ‘venture” and began to run. Fortunately, his parents had a plan…

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A New Adventure

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” ~ Oprah Winfrey Twenty years ago, I traveled to Mexico as a member of a humanitarian missions construction team. I don’t know what I was expecting but I found myself, homesick, damp, cold, and bewildered. The level of poverty in the…

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KTECH Brings Hope

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” ~ Desmond Tutu One of the highlights of my recent trip to Cambodia was initiating the first KTECH Academy cohort. My vision for KTECH Academy is to reduce the risk of women and children in developing countries becoming trapped in…

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How To Buy A Goat in Cambodia

I can’t believe that I am travelling home to Miami already! I enjoyed every minute of it. I left on August 5th with a mission team from Trinity Church with a specific list of tasks to accomplish. Three of these tasks were to: 1) provide a pair of The Shoe That Grows shoes to every…

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The Best is Now

“God said to Moses, “ I am who I am. This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘ I am has sent me to you.’ ”” ‭‭Exodus‬ ‭3:14‬ ‭NIV‬‬ “The best is yet to come” is a very popular saying in our culture. But since I have been here in Cambodia this…

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Powered by Compassion

“The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.” ~ Albert Schweitzer It’s finally here! Today, I am traveling to Cambodia on a humanitarian mission trip with a group of twenty people from Trinity Church, Miami, Florida. This will be my 35th humanitarian mission trip. Our…

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Final Word

“As for me, I will always have hope; I will praise you more and more.” ~ Psalm 71:14 World events over the last few weeks have been troubling.  I have experienced a dull, but steady sadness. At the same time, life continues to move forward. Eight members of my PlanBe__, Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Team, traveled…