I can't tell you how many times I've said (or heard), "Where in the world did the summer go??" As if it didn't also seem to slip through our fingers last year. And the year before. Crazy how that happens! I was just browsing through my photos and thought I'd take a second to share … Continue reading THAT’S where the summer went…
You might be thinking, "Wasn't she JUST in Nigeria?" I sure was, and it was during that first trip that I got connected with Hillcrest School in Jos, who asked me to return to lead worship for their spring Spiritual Emphasis Week! The first trip to Nigeria was all about taking it in - I was a sponge. The second was all about being present in the moments and being available for whatever God wanted to do. Turns out He wanted to do a LOT.
I am sitting on a couch in my room at the guest house. My feet are propped up on a couple pillows. It's been a fantastic, full day and my feet are the size of footballs. My ankles have disappeared. Apparently salty foods and hot, humid weather don't mix very well! I'm hoping my ankle … Continue reading Simon Says, “cankles” and Nigerian rain…
Nigeria is the land of NEPA: the Nigerian Electric Power Association. When NEPA is on you turn on the ceiling fan, charge your cell phone, check your Facebook (provided the internet is ALSO working, which is not very often) and the food you left in the refrigerator is nice and chilled. When NEPA goes off, … Continue reading Hello from Nigeria!
Hello friends! I finally finished my Spring 2010 newsletter - click on the link below to check it out! Spring 2010 Newsletter Tomorrow morning I head back out to Nigeria - I'm really excited! Stay tuned here and on Facebook for updates from the bush! Provided NEPA (Nigerian electricity) holds out... 😉 Blessings! meg
"Greet all your friends in America from Nigeria!" -- Leben I can't tell you how many times I heard that while I was there - I've never been greeted with more warmth or bigger smiles! We met people in the market and on the street, both Christians and Muslims, in houses and in mud huts … Continue reading Sannu from Nigeria!
I'm a dog lover. Growing up, my house almost always had a dog in it. When I was ten, my grandfather gave me one of my own: a two-year-old blonde cocker spaniel whom I promptly re-named, Lacey. I moved out of my mom's house the year I turned 18 and haven't kept a dog since … Continue reading Sacrifice