Archives March 2014 - Meghan Tschanz

A Widow’s Story.

A Widow’s Story.

There were seventy widows, split up among the four of us, and because the building reached capacity about 55 of us found ourselves outside sitting in the rapidly shrinking shade as women shared their stories. I was getting one of those headaches that you get when it is too bright outside as my fingers frantically struggled to keep up as she told her story. She was number 12 of 13 to speak and by t...

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Meet Doris.

Meet Doris.

Meet Doris, a woman who got to get away for one weekend at our Beauty For Ashes retreat and had her life changed!

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“I’m sorry” doesn’t seem to cut it.

“I’m sorry” doesn’t seem to cut it.

Greetings from Kampala, Uganda, a country still recovering from when the Lord’s Resistance Army lead by Joseph Kony ripped through the countryside abducting children to be pawns in a senseless war against humanity. Boys as young as four are taught to violently kill their peers while the girls are taken as wives and sex slaves. It is in this environment that we are working with Dorcas Widow’s Fund,...

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