We’re getting ready for another services, another long flight, another stressful time in preparing and coordinating schedules. Another this, another that, another… (pause) Life can get noisy. This current reality of mine demands time and attention but in the noisiness life, I know I have to pause and reflect.

As I glance through the pictures from previous trips, it all comes back to me. My why for engaging in this type of work. We are all connected and as life presents challenges for us, we have to pause so we can find our center, that core that drives to do our part in this world. It takes heart — a sense of purpose – align with persistent action…

As I’m writing this our oldest daughter, Savannah, walks in. She smiles at me, grabs face and gives me a kiss. If she could talk, I know she would want to hear about the stories and lives of the children we impact. Yes, I will miss her when I’m away. But the journey in returning home starts with the journey of being of service…