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How It All Started

July 7, 2017

So, I've never written a blog before.  But thought I would give it a try.


About 4 years ago, I went on my first mission trip to Uganda.  I remember feeling like I needed to "go to Africa".  So, I went to a local ministry and shared this feeling that I had.  Shortly after that meeting the director forwarded information for a trip that Hope Grafted In was planning to Uganda and said she thought I might be interested.  Little did I know, God would use that trip and Hope Grafted In to completely change my life. 

 Since 2013 I have been to Africa approximately 6 times (in addition to The Dominican Republic and Iraq).  Each time I learn more and more.  I have met incredible people who I now call my friends.  They teach me what it really means to worship God and what it really means to depend on Him.


I spend every day thinking about what I have learned from these visits to my second home - Uganda.  I call it my second home because I now have family there,...they are my friends, my brothers, my sisters and my children.  It is my greatest desire to do what I can to help them and to let them help me.


I am continually amazed at my friends and their resilience, their perseverance and their love for Jesus.  I hope you will join me in loving these beautiful, loving friends of mine.









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