Hello From Haiti

2014-08-27T14:23:24-05:00June 28th, 2011|Mission Trips|

Hello from Haiti!  We are limited to words...we wish we could share the sights, sounds, smells, feelings and emotions we have experienced. It is our goal to make our experience as real as we can for you.  The adjective that best describes everything about this week is INTENSE.  As we approached Haiti in the air, the beauty of the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea and the island were incredible.  A tropical paradise.  An unexpected sight.  This, was such a contrast to what we were about to experience once on the ground.   To be honest, after 2 days, I [...]

Haiti Experience

2016-10-19T12:54:12-05:00June 27th, 2011|Mission Trips|

As a graduate student, I am annually blessed with the beloved Spring Break.  Throughout undergrad, I made a trip each year to some warm and southern locale – Florida, Texas, and Costa Rica. Each trip was generally filled with typical Spring Break debauchery: libations, tanning, friends and bad decisions. Now that I’m a graduate student, it is time to class it up a bit.  Last year’s spring break brought me to Ireland for Guinness, sightseeing, and St. Patrick’s Day. This year, I decided to take on a much different spring break destination: Haiti. My connections to Haiti are great.  Not [...]