The Big Move

Matt and I are no strangers to moving. This is saying a lot for a small town Texas girl who’s entire moving experience prior to becoming an adult consisted of relocating from one house to another across town. In the eleven years that Matt and I have been married our little family has moved nine […]

Culture and Yoga

Culture…unless you are an anthropologist, you just do not realize what a tangible entity culture is until you are doing the tango with it and you do not even know the steps. When you are living life in your own culture, you are able to breeze through on muscle memory. Social interactions are largely like […]

Community

I am so excited to be posting a blog within one month of my last one! That is a definite improvement in my record. The month of April was very busy and included a wonderful and much-needed visit from my parents. I had not seen my dad in 15 months and I was missing him […]

Homeschooling – The Perfect Circle

Most of you who read this blog probably know that I was home schooled from second grade until I graduated high school. Matt was also home schooled off and on as well as attending various private schools (his family moved several times), a couple of which were started or run by his parents. Unlike most […]

2015 Year End Slideshow

¬†We have had a great year filled with construction and well digging and new babies. The girls have grown in all ways and are thriving. Thank you for making it possible for us to be a part of this ministry in Arusha, Tanzania. Enjoy the pictures and make sure to push play to hear the […]

The 2nd Year Review

It is so hard to believe that yesterday marked the day of our arrival in Arusha, Tanzania two years ago! The time has simply flown by and we continue to be so blessed with the opportunity to continue to serve at Neema House. The task of writing about the 2015 is even more daunting than […]

The Heart of the Matter

There comes a point in every bloggers life where you just have to give up and say, I am not going to be able to update you on everything that has happened since I last wrote. It is like that email that someone sent you, or the text, or the phone call that you meant […]

Joys of the Week

I wanted to share with you some of our joys the past week. Pineapple, mango, avocado, banana and passion fruit all bought from the local fruit stand, except for the passion fruit, which was picked from a vine at our neighbor’s house. It is the season for these fruits, and it is marvelous. Everything is […]