I’ve been rediscovering the simple wisdom of Sara Groves recently.  Her songs have such a quiet resolve to them.  And many of them have had a profound impact on my life.  Painting Pictures of Egypt encouraged me to continue moving into uncharted water even though I was terrified.  I Saw What I Saw is the clear…

For the first time in over a year, my plane arrived in Honduras while the sun was still shining.  I got through customs, signed the paperwork for my shiny, red rental car and headed straight for Ciento Cinco.  This is the area of San Pedro that I first met David, and where I assumed he’d…

David has run away from Proniño. I’ve been trying to prepare myself for this day ever since he came to Proniño with me in October.  (Read that story by clicking here and then here…)  He had been on the street for five years.  After that much time, the pull of the ‘freedom’ of the streets…

Blogging is something that I enjoy.  Or at least, I enjoy it in theory.  One of my favorite things about working with the kids is being able to share their stories with you and to invite you into the process of learning about and growing in and dealing with the things I’ve experienced through the…

The Proniño fundraiser ends tomorrow so for my last fundraiser motivated post I wanted to let David show you how important this home really is.  When Laura was in Honduras she recorded this message from David for me.  For me, this is the most powerful video I’ve seen from the kids. (If you are reading…

ALERT!!!  Please read the next post entitled ‘David’ before you read this one.  Otherwise you’re going to read the end before the beginning…. He asked me how I was.  I said I was sad.  He said, “I want to go to Proniño.”  (Um, what?!?)  I said, “David!  We just got to Progreso!!”  He told me…

There are people who can spend a small amount of time with a person and be able to pick out that person’s strengths and abilities and then can urge that person onto a path where those abilities will shine.  And then there’s me, who so badly wants every person to succeed that I would pour…

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