How We Love

I’ve often told people that writing helps me to understand things. If it’s fiction, I usually invent characters that have my problems and somehow the character solves the problem and then I have a revelation about my life. I know it’s strange, but ask any writer and they will tell you that a character writes … Continue reading How We Love

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Hurricane Matthew

We were walking home from church on Sunday when John and I first caught wind about the hurricane headed towards Haiti. Maybe it was because we had just sat through a three-and-a-half-hour service in a language we didn’t understand, or maybe because we are from the Midwest and have never experienced a tropical storm, but … Continue reading Hurricane Matthew

The Weight of Sin

Yesterday John and I said the last of our goodbyes and hit the air for Pignon, Haiti. Apart from the difficulties of saying goodbye, the most challenging part of those conversations was trying to explain the fragile conditions in Haiti, and the situations we would be in. The politics, poverty, and corruption all act against … Continue reading The Weight of Sin