How do you say goodbye?

I started writing this last post before I left Ghana, and never finished it: Well, today is my last day in Ghana. Even as I type these words my heart is filled with so many conflicting emotions. Joy to see my home, family and friends again but so much pain to leave the people I … Continue reading

Weeks Two and Three.

3 weeks! I have been gone for 3 weeks! This is crazy to me. What’s even crazier is that I only have 3 weeks left in this amazing place. What to tell you from the last 2 weeks? I have met so many incredible people with the most amazing hearts, and the cutest children that … Continue reading

Week One.

I have spent one glorious week in beautiful Ghana. It still feels surreal to wake up here every morning, but I am quickly adjusting to the culture and way of life here in Accra. It will be impossible to update you on absolutely every experience I have had in the last week but I will … Continue reading

Akwaaba!!

Akwaaba means “You are Welcome”. I cannot count the amount of times I have heard this phrase the last 24 hours! The plane rides were long but successful! I was surprised to find that a couple from my church, Josh and Lauren Woods were on the same flight as me! That helped to ease my … Continue reading

Expectation and Anticipation

Wow! I can’t believe I will be leaving for Ghana in less than 48 hours! It still feels surreal to me, I wake up in the mornings thinking “Really? am I going to Africa?”. Well, the answer is yes, and it is all thanks to God and His blessings through the amazing people in my … Continue reading

Let the Countdown Begin…

Today is June 7th. That means there are only 24 days until I will be on a plane headed for Accra. It is unbelievable how fast time seems to be going. In May, I was able to spend a few days in Toronto at the SIM Canada office, for some training and a what seemed … Continue reading