Meeting the Heroes

One thing I have figured out in the month I have been here is that time passes much quicker here than anywhere I have ever been. It seems to parallel the African culture in that time is more measured by experiences and events rather than a point in which a hand points to on a …

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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 …