The only thing that is constant is change. - Heraclitus For our dorm girls, Heraclitus’ statement appears to ring true. Each school year, they pack up and head to another location a minimum of 12 times. Students kick off Term 1 by coming to school and settling in. Around 6 weeks later, they pack and … Continue reading Part 4: Consistent Change (Prayer)
Our hearts were heavy. We received limited details of two recent events and couldn’t quite grasp how or why these things had occurred. A youth centre had mistakenly been attacked by about 10 armed men with machetes and guns, leaving those in the centre traumatized and shocked. And earlier in the day a deadly attack … Continue reading Part 3: Fullness (Meditation)
Thankfully, we have 16 ninth and tenth grade girls who are venturing with us in this deeper pursuit. At the end of Term 1, we asked the young women in our dorm to reflect on the year so far. The answers to one of these questions inspired our current journey together. Question: What is … Continue reading Part 2: Deeper Pursuit
I could see it all happen as though in slow motion. The driver tried to slow down. The rest of the flock and a few random cows had gotten out of the way on the busy street, but one particular sheep had no idea what was coming at him. The huge blue worker man truck … Continue reading Part 1: Dazed and Confused
Colossians 3:17 “And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” Greetings from Kenya! It’s hard to believe we have only been in Africa three weeks. We began our time here by recovering from travel in Nairobi. … Continue reading Why Africa? Why RVA?
To get here, there has been a slow, jerky climb. Even when we weren't sure what we were doing, the designer’s system pulled us ahead - inch by inch. The weight of what is to come falls off as the designer funnels our focus. We have faith the design will bring us to … Continue reading At the Top
1 John 2:17 “The world and its desires pass away, but the man who does the will of God lives forever.” Let’s celebrate for God is so, so good. He aligned all the details and we were cleared yesterday to move to Kenya! There is no way we could have made it without the love, … Continue reading On Our Way!