The Prayer of Saint Francis in the Impoverished Klong Toey Area of Bangkok, Thailand

February 11th, 2016 In the impoverished area of Klong Toey in Bangkok, Thailand The pain from sickness and death impacts all of our lives, it is unfortunately one of life’s non negotiables and it’s impact on us all is a reminder … Continue reading

Trust, Faith and Change in Rämismühle-Zell, Switzerland

When I started planning to visit Carissa in Switzerland where she is studying abroad this year, I was a little apprehensive about going on a trip without orphan related work being involved. All of my recent travels have been centered … Continue reading

Thinking of Florence and Christina – With Every Orphans Hope in Lusaka, Zambia

August 18th, 2015 – 6000 miles from home in Istanbul, Turkey Carissa and I are in our fifth country with one more to go on our 40,000-mile-long August Journey. I woke up this morning surrounded by The Bosphorus, the Hagia Sophia and … Continue reading

Love Conquers All

While I was in Ethiopia, a story was published in Compassion International’s magazine about my daughter Christina’s sponsorship of a child in India. Friends have shared it and I am grateful. Now that I have returned, I am sharing it as … Continue reading