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An article I wrote about feminism…

I grew up in Mexico, a country composed of contradictions. Many are too vast to undertake in this space, but the one dichotomy that squats at the front of my mind deals with human character. Mexico is notorious for its machismo attitude, yet our culture ardently venerates women. Sons look to their mothers all throughout their lives for guidance, even if it contradicts his wife’s opinion. It’s a ma...

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Accomplished

It’s actually happening! The task we set out to do, the reason I left behind a job, comforts, my friends and family is being realized. This past weekend six women from the El Shaddai orphanage joined us for the very first Beauty for Ashes retreat. I know I shouldn’t be so surprised because I do indeed believe in our mission, but to actually see it happen before my very eyes is something else entir...

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A THANK YOU BEFORE HEADING OUT ON THE HOERIKWAGGO TRAIL…

*Lack of internet prevented me to post this before heading out on the trail. A new post will follow with stories from that adventure. We finally made it to beautiful Cape Town after trekking through five cities, sitting, crouching and “sleeping” in three international flights and experiencing an unbelievable nine-hour layover in Istanbul. As I groggily stepped off the plane I was reminded of all t...

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Catch up. Not just a condiment.

Based on the content of my last blog, I have my work cut out catching you up-Gosh, I thought I’d be better at this! My previous post was “The Big Announcement” where I talked about the tentative route of our trip. Let’s just say I’m glad I used that word because in fact the route has changed. On January 26th, we’ll fly to South Africa where we’ll spend two weeks launching our six-month journey in ...

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The Big Announcement

Kingdom Journeys Women’s Team One 2014 tentative Route: Manila, Philippines  Andhra Pradesh, India  Swaziland, Africa  These are locations and organizations that showed interest in working with us. From now until January there is a possibility the route might change; the places we’re still prayerfully considering are Thailand, Kenya, Amsterdam and Spain. We are beyond excited about the plans and d...

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