Out of Africa | When You Are the Main Attraction at the Zoo

Traveling abroad is always an experience. On a 17 day mission trip in Kenya, things are bound to “pop” up that will have you reacting in one of two ways:  either becoming frustrated over a situation that is beyond your control or the better alternative, having a relaxed “It’s Africa” attitude and shrugging it off … Continue reading “Out of Africa | When You Are the Main Attraction at the Zoo”

Out of Africa | Life on the Streets

DAY 4-5 Not sure of the hour right now (maybe 11 or 12 o’clock@ nite), but I feel compelled to write anyway despite the conditions.  Where I reside is not the best but far from the worst.  Presently, I sit in a sweltering bedroom while mosquitoes buzz in my ear like small jet-engines.  Only minutes ago, I showered … Continue reading “Out of Africa | Life on the Streets”

Out of Africa | A Day of Fun in a Slum

DAY 3 [For Day 3, I thought it would be fitting to allow Elisa Reino, a former student/soccer player of mine, to share her experience with you in regards to our first event on African soil.   Elisa just graduated from high school and plans on taking a Gap Year to travel the world before college.  … Continue reading “Out of Africa | A Day of Fun in a Slum”

An Inch of Hope | My Latest Venture Staring You in the Face

Hello World, Let me cut to the chase… Life is an adventure. I’ve been here, there, and everywhere. Dealing with black, white, and those ever so present shades of gray. My latest venture? It’s staring you in the face. (Hint, hint:  It’s this blog, An Inch of Hope!) And I cannot wait to see how … Continue reading “An Inch of Hope | My Latest Venture Staring You in the Face”