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Blessings...

Time and time again the Lord reveals himself at the exact time I need. I returned home yesterday from a wonderful four days on the outskirts of my hometown, Lufkin. My four incredible friends and I danced in the rain, ate amazing food, ran from cows, explored an old barn, and played phase 10. It was amazing.

I received an email on Wednesday from the accountant at Family Legacy saying that I needed to come in to get some returned mail and my new email address. When I got there I heard the most amazing news!! Ten schools donated thousands and thousands of textbooks and teacher manuals for our schools in Zambia. When I went to organize and go through the boxes this morning, I realized that we were given about three million dollars worth of materials from schools in two school districts in the metroplex areas. AMAZING!!! I'm blessed to be a part of God's movement!
Pictures attached show what we sorted through this morning. Two storage units with packed boxes and this is only one-t…

To Be an Explorer

A little background...
I love the idea of being an explorer. Five years ago, I walked into my town-home in College Station with a new and different direction in life. I want to say that it sprang from my love for photography and my desire to travel; nonetheless, I surprised my roommates with the shocking phrase, "Guys, I just want to be an explorer." I envisioned myself traveling to a secluded river in the middle of a deserted mountain range, where very few people in the world have visited, taking pictures of the view, and showing people God's beautiful creation--proof that He exists and has an almighty power that no one can fathom. How cool would that be?

So this idea of being an explorer of the world began and flourished. For the past five years, this desire has only grown more and more. Not only do I want to take pictures in my exploration, but I want to use the ability God gave me to educate children and adults as well. You see, after doing a study abroad for thre…