Africa, Humanitarian Work, Mothers Without Borders, Uncategorized, Zambia

Journey of the Heart

It has been quite an experience in and of itself coming home from Africa.  It’s taken me a bit to get my feet back on the ground.  I have so desperately wanted to share the experiences I had in Africa with others, but have often found it hard to share such sacred moments. As the time passes since my return I have pondered on the beauty of the Zambian experience I was blessed with, as Kathy would say, my “Journey of the Heart.”  It was truly REMARKABLE.  Here are a few Photos that I’d like to share with you all, I hope to be able to share some of the feelings and experiences I’ve had in the coming weeks, so stay tuned.

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Africa, Humanitarian Work, Mothers Without Borders, Uncategorized, Zambia

ZAMBIA: grateful for giving hearts and hands.

I am leaving for Zambia in just a matter of hours, and wanted to share a few pictures from my first Zambian experience, and just how grateful I am for those who have donated time, money, and means to help me make it back to these beautiful African children. One of the greatest experiences I've had in my life has been the opportunity to travel to Africa, to Zambia in 2009. I went with an amazing organization Mothers Without Borders. It was an experience that shaped and changed my heart in ways that guided many of the choices that I have made, the way I see and view the world,  and also how to truly love and be loved in return.I will never forget the very important things that I learned as I was able to be surrounded by the Zambian people.  I remember vividly the night during our evening devotional...

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pittsburgh.

I had the opportunity to attend International Quilt Market in Pittsburgh a few weeks ago.  What a great city!  I have loved Pennsylvania for a while now, and loved having the experience to be in the city with so much culture, energy, and life.  Walking around by the convention center after the show each night, finding new places to eat and enjoying the surrounding of Pittsburgh was my favorite part. Pittsburgh has more bridge that any city in the United States, and some pretty beautiful church buildings.I love attending Quilt Market because it really is a time to be inspired by the creativity of so many people in the industry.  I am always in awe of the talent that exists in each of our minds and hearts. I loved seeing and connecting with some of my favorite designers and friends!  People I look up and appreciate. The lovely Sherri...

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create post.

I have had so much on my mind in the last few months, one thing being, this blog.  I have wanted to create a space to share my creations, adventures and document the good things happening in my world.I have been pondering about the power in each of us to create, whatever it may be, we create every day.  We create memories, laughter, friendships, and so much more, the important thing is that we create. The last few weeks have reminded me just how important day to day moments are in our lives each day.  How important it is to have secure knots and ties to individuals, faith, and memories.  I had dear friends that welcomed a still born baby boy into the world a week ago.  I thought about how precious his life is, how beautiful the creation of life is, how great it is that we able...

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