The Second Step

The first step of missions, or life really, is to show up. Like most guides, though, the list doesn't stop at one. I'd go hungry if I walked in the kitchen and then expected for food to magically make itself. So, unless you are a part of a Disney film, let's assume there are more …

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Covered in Love

If I've learned one thing this year - it's that I am ever so loved. I began this year in a state of confusion and depression from a failed relationship which I foresaw going a whole lot differently than it did. Questions filled my mind and doubts of my own self-worth even crept in from …

It’s a Journey

It's safe to say that this year has and will continue to be an ever-changing process. The opportunities for growth and bringing your weaknesses to light are perhaps more abundant than desired and you find yourself in a perpetual state of feeling stretched beyond your capacity. As we invest into the lives of those around …

A New Home

Hello from the other side! As of last Thursday (July 20), I now call the Africa Mercy my home! After the last five weeks of my time in Texas was spent in Mercy Ships Onboarding training - it all came so quick. The last week I found myself tying up phone contracts, dropping some insurances/attaining others, saying …

God’s Two Cents

An unsolicted opinion.. This seems to have a negative connotation, doesn't it? At least, that's the way I've often interpreted it. However, without knowing it, my coworkers played a big part in helping change my view of this common phrase. Several weeks ago, there was a going away party thrown in my honor. Although I …

A New Voyage

Hi there! Since many of you know me, you are most likely aware that I've been with an organization called Mercy Ships pretty much for forever, I have a passion for taking photos, and I enjoy traveling and seeing new things. Even though I know these things about myself, as well, I’ve struggled to figure …