• Haitian Scrapbook,  Missions

    Haitian Scrapbook–pages 1 and 2

    Over the next several days, I will be posting thoughts and pictures of my recent mission trip to Haiti. This project will look much like the Ethiopian Scrapbook, that can also be viewed on my website. Today’s post is entitled Unity and One-ness.page 1–UnityMonths before our team’s trip to Haiti, I know that I know that I know the Lord wanted me to pray for unity among our team. We had 21 members of various ages from teenagers to 60’s, so the diversity was obviously present. Therefore…I obeyed…and prayed (along with others) that the Lord would put His sweet blessing of unity within our group. The main passage I claimed is…

  • Haitian Scrapbook,  Missions

    Haitian Scrapbook–pages 3 and 4

    Yesterday, I submitted pages 1 and 2 of my Haitian Scrapbook; today, here are pages 3 and 4, entitled Creature Comforts and The Creator Comforts.page 3–Creature Comforts     Today as I sit with my warm cup of sweet creamy coffee in my over-stuffed chair, I reflect on last week’s trip to Haiti. Like I said in my last post, there were 9 women on our team; 7 of these ladies are age 22 or under, and then there is my dear friend Brenda Jeffries and me. Our ages DOUBLED the years of these pretty young things.                  Neither Brenda nor I ever considered…

  • Haitian Scrapbook,  Missions

    Haitian Scrapbook–pages 5 and 6

    Here are the last two pages of my Haitian Scrapbook, entitled Depravity and Hope.page 5–DepravityWhen talking with a missionary who is currently living in Haiti, he stated this fact: The struggles of sin may be different from nation to nation, but the common denominator for all people worldwide is the innate depravity of the human heart. Well said. The bible confirms this statement: The heart is deceitful above all things , and desperately sick; who can understand it? (Jeremiah 17:9)The Haitian’s heart may wrestle with voodoo and greed and sexual promiscuity, while the American heart may wrestle with materialism and self-centeredness and…sexual promiscuity. And then there’s other nations, like France and…