12 Mar

Water Troubles in Haiti

Did you know that half of the world’s hospital beds are filled with people suffering from a water-related disease? In developing countries, about 80% of illnesses are linked to poor water and sanitation conditions. 1 out of every 5 deaths under the age of 5 worldwide is due to a water-related disease. Clean and safe water is essential to healthy living. Tiny worms and bacteria live in water naturally. Most of these bacteria are relatively harmless, but some of it...

18 Jul

Get Outside Your Comfort Zone

Recently, something has been germinating inside my brain, working its way into my core. This blog isn’t directed at anyone, it‘s a response to a few years of random comments. A reaction to people wondering, “Why travel to 3rd world countries to volunteer, when there are so many volunteer opportunities in our community”. These past few months, I have been listening to messages on compassion and servant hearts. Messages SO poignant, they inspired me to write what has been on...