Dear Friends, I am excited to share with you that I will be returning to Africa for my second trip with Man Up and Go from June 15-July 1 this year! In just two weeks I will journey back to Africa for the 2nd Annual Woman Up and Go conference! I am especially excited to visit… Continue reading Welcome Home Mama Tina
Happy first Saturday of 2018! In my last post, What's Your Word for 2018 , I blogged about discipline being my word for 2018 and asked what your focus will be one this year. Now I have a song to focus on too! Music is so powerful! The words of my 2018 song go hand in hand with what God… Continue reading Taking My Hands Off Of Control Sets Me Free
Have you heard the New Year buzz? "What's your word to focus on?" It's like the replacement for resolutions. Instead of making a bunch of specific goals you simply pick a word or phrase that you want to focus on developing in your life over the next year. I’ve been doing this for many years… Continue reading What’s Your Word for 2018
Do you remember your first teacher, coach, or boss? In life we come across those who leave their fingerprints on our lives. People who make such an impression you just never forget, you might consider them heroes. Recently Tom, my husband, and I were in the store when I was reminded of how we impact… Continue reading Living Among Heroes
I just said "Yes" to go on another mission trip to Africa. This time to Nakuru, Kenya. What....Africa again? Am I crazy? Did I pray for this? Yes to all! I remember when I first said "Yes" to Jesus' invitation to salvation and surrendered my life to His lordship, it was the best "yes" I've… Continue reading Did I Really Pray For This?
I have to admit, when I first heard about the opportunity to go to Uganda I didn't have a real "ah ha" moment of knowing why I was to go. I had a peace in my heart when we prayed about it, but I continued to ask the Lord "why are you sending me to… Continue reading Jonah in Uganda
Today we began the journey home. Sitting here on the plane I'm attempting to process all that I've seen and felt. These last nine days have flipped my world upside down. Everything was so different from what I'm used to. The following is very raw thoughts so I apologize for the scattered thoughts and typos!… Continue reading Journey Home
"This is the day which the Lord has made let us rejoice and be glad in it." Psalm 118:24 Mama Juliette, Pastor Andrews wife asked us to come to the church early today because she had a surprise for us! When we arrived she presented us with Gomez dresses, traditional dresses that Ugandan women wear… Continue reading Worship In Uganda
We arrived late last night in Uganda and then drove 5+ hours to get to our hotel after 18 hours of flying. The drive was like nothing I've ever seen before. Traffic laws are not like the USA and the highways are not what we're accustomed to! We went back and forth between paved road… Continue reading Day One…Welcome to Uganda
The final count down has begun! I never dreamed that I'd be heading 8,284 miles away from everything I know. When I say everything I mean e.v.e.r.y thing! In exactly one week I will board a plane by myself to fly to New York and meet up with 10 people I have never met before… Continue reading Ten…Nine…Eight….Seven….