Experience Mission Blog

Stories from the mission field of hope, love, and the life-changing impact of cross-cultural relationships rooted in Christ.

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I Will Give You Rest

“Chita.”—One of the few phrases in Haitian Creole that I have come to know extremely well during the past couple of weeks in Haiti. The phrase means “sit down.” While I rarely hear this phrase in my daily life back in the states, here in Haiti, I am told to sit down regularly.

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Mwen Pa Kompran

We are the same; we are different. And while I do not understand it at all, I am learning that God did not create us to understand why we were created the way that we were. He created us to serve and love Him.

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The Fullness of Joy

I don’t need to wait for Him to show up. He is already here with me. Just as He is with you.

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In Haiti, It's a Process

My Americanized brain says that when it wants something, it wants it now. My brain that's been touched by the way of life in Haiti says good things take time.

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My Stolen Heart

Each day Haiti felt more and more like home, like this is where I belonged.

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Much More Than That

Haiti is a lot different from the U.S., yet it's not. They want to love and be loved, they want to cry and laugh until they cry, they want to be understood.

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Spaghetti in My Backpack

I stared at her blankly. Why was she giving this to me? It’s 6am and I’m on the back of a moto taxi—what in the world am I supposed to do with this?

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