of VBS in the mountains

I'd only intended to be a floater at VBS, you know, the person who  walks from classroom to classroom, delivering paper towels and spoons for the dipping chocolate and escorting rows of bouncing kids to the restrooms and gets in on a little bit of everything -- motives you know? They messaged  while i was … Continue reading of VBS in the mountains

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The ruins of Hotel Africa

During my last week in Liberia, all 9 of us crammed into one of uncle Paul's vehicles and bounced our way to the edge of the Atlantic ocean, where the remains of the famous Hotel Africa rests surrounded by groves of palm trees. A Nigerian led us through the maze of bombed out rooms and … Continue reading The ruins of Hotel Africa

oh Aaliyah.

I looked into your eyes and loved you. I loved you even though for so many weeks you mostly just smiled and answered- briefly- my random questions about your life. I prayed that God would open your heart to His love, and I noticed how you were beginning to thaw. You promised to talk sometime, … Continue reading oh Aaliyah.