Unexpected Blessings

She knew the signs of labor pains, the 18 year old mother had her first child at 15, and now she was close to having her 2nd.  Her grandmother joined her on a long walk down the dirt road toward a little remote clinic in the bush.  But she didn’t make her desired destination before she delivered her little girl on the side of the road!  She removed the shitangi around her waist and wrapped her up. Read more

Journey Begun

I am sitting here trying to write my first blog post on our life here in Zambia.  Where do I start?  How do I begin telling my story?  Where did this journey really begin?  As I reflect back momentarily I realize it wasn’t when we boarded that plane in Atlanta.  Nope.  Go back a few months… it wasn’t when we decided to uproot our home and life in Tennessee either. Read more