Category Nicaragua 2011

Painting Walls

Today is Human Trafficking Awareness Day.  In honor of that, here’s something I wrote last summer from Managua, Nicaragua after spending a day at House of Hope, a ministry that rescues women and girls from the horrors of the sex trafficking industry in Nicaragua. June 14, 2011 – I thought of my daughters alot today […]

Nicaragua Day 4 and 5 – Finding Joy

So I can finally get around to posting some pictures and stuff.  We had a great relaxing day today.  It’s good to unwind after a wild, exhausting week of pouring ourselves into share God’s love with, and receiving God’s love in return from, some beautiful, amazing children and teachers. It was such a time of […]

Day 5

Once again, it’s a late night. We just got back in, and my computer is being used by others who need to skype their families. Trying to post this from my phone. Will do my best to share stuff tomorrow. Awesome day today. Ended it by meeting ye US Ambassador to Nicaragua, who is at […]

Nicaragua Day 4

No real post today.  I’ll cover today and tomorrow tomorrow evening.  Today looked alot like yesterday.  We lost to the boys only 3-1 today though.  We are quite proud of ourselves.

Nicaragua Day 3 – Oasis of Hope

Today was a good day.  A great day.  We spent it at Oasis de Esperanza – Oasis of Hope.  It’s a school run by ,Wayne and Elaine’s ministry located near La Chureca.  La Chureca is Managua’s dumpground.  We visited the dumpground today.  It’s the second time I’ve seen it.  And I still can’t believe what […]

Nicaragua Day 2 – Painting Walls

I thought of my daughters alot today at the House of Hope. It’s a place of peace, comfort, rescue, and hope for countless young girls and women who were trapped and are in the midst of being free from the sex trade. I met a girl named Vanesa today. She says she is 10. She’s […]

Nicaragua Day 1

Theses diary posts are always tough, because it’s so hard to cover everything we do and see, and there are so many pictures I’d love to show.  So I’m just going to pick and choose a few and tell a few stories from my perspective.  We have an incredible team of 13, and they all saw […]