A Needed Rest

The blog has been pretty quiet since I got home as I arrived to a dead computer. Well, not dead, but definitely in a coma. I think it’s God’s way of making me transition back to my responsibilities… Read More

3 AM, Really? Adjusting Back

This morning I woke up at 3 am, Eden said the second night is usually the hardest for jet leg. Figuring I probably wasn’t going to fall back asleep I went ahead and got up. Twelve and a… Read More

The Duck has Landed

I am now back home after having flown in last night. It was a long flight but interesting. I am still trying to find my land legs and am pretty tired. When I got home, I had a… Read More

Snowing in Amsterdam

I’m sitting at the internet cafe in the Amsterdam airport. Though it’s past 7:35 am, it’s as dark as when I landed an hour and a half ago and the snow is still falling. Back in Kisumu, the… Read More

Flying to Oregon Today

Good morning! The sun is up, the birds are singing and the fresh scent of cleaner on the floor is drifting upstairs. I love that smell. Gift and Precious are calling out, it’s so nice to hear the… Read More

“It’s hard to find a private bush.”

I’m sitting here with a cat fast asleep behind the laptop screen. On one side the feet are sticking out and on the other is her head and paws. It’s nice to have the company as the rest… Read More

Flying without wings – please pray

(posted by Marielke on behalf of Sarah) I would like to ask for your prayers as tomorrow morning 8am Kenyan time (Thursday night 9pm Oregon time) I will be speaking about ‘Youth in Ministry” to 1,200 Quaker Youth… Read More

Swimming in the desert

Greetings from Turkana! I’m unable to post this myself so Marielke is taking a message back for me to post in Kisumu.We have had an amazing time here, it has been like walking in a dream for all… Read More

Singing and praying

(guest post by Marielke) At the Quaker Service (Programmed Worship) in Nairobi on our first Sunday here in Kenya, I felt moved by the songs of praise. Singing, clapping and dancing to praise can be something really beautiful!At… Read More

Take Care of My Ducks

Okay, so John brought a laptop with him so I still get to post. Yay! We said our goodbyes at the center and five of us women went with John and Peter in a matatu (small van for… Read More