Endless Gifts (88)

When the last 4% of your iPad battery magically lasts way longer than it should Being strong enough not to give up The energy for one last discussion and remote translations How a business card and determination saved the day And how prayer moves things Getting to close an email with "see you tomorrow!" The... Continue Reading →

Endless Gifts (85)

Conversations about leadership and setting boundaries When people take the time to explain an idea, option or thought process An encouraging email from Holland at just the right time of tiredness Internet contracts are sorted and signed A contact that continues to go above and beyond and a very simple process When contacts become friends... Continue Reading →

Endless Gifts (84)

The long awaited for phones have finally arrived for the screening team 7 minute workouts Sharing a meal with new friends Discovering the even closer and quieter grocery store ... And another option for dark chocolate pistachio bars The news of my grandma's death came on a day when I could handle it Matthew 11:28... Continue Reading →

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Coming home after a frustrating meeting to the gift of a Diet Coke from the ever thoughtful Sandrine 15 minutes alone in the Team House... in complete silence Another contract signed and the joy that we can support small business And hearing the magical words, "Can you send it by e-mail, that is more practical"... Continue Reading →

Endless Gifts (82)

Sparklers and Pop-Its and shared experiences for the 4th of July in Benin Answered prayer and literally seeing a man's heart and attitude towards Mercy Ship change in just a matter of minutes Finding the missing receipt Sleep Enoc and Roguy's help When my voice is heard Sandrine's help to correct 275 documents Knowing I... Continue Reading →

Endless Gifts (79)

Dreaming BIG for Benin again Our cook Maurice and a delicious meal and fresh fruit waiting for us after long days Driving… On my own… With my music… and the freedom to sing aloud to said music Finally finding a gas station with gasoil and having a full tank again The shocked look on the... Continue Reading →

Endless Gifts (78)

The constant reminders in the most unexpected places for why we do what we do Life conversations with Roguy between meetings Friendly but professional guards at the team house, almost remind me of the beloved ghurkas! "And God will protect you because what you do is so important" A businessman left speechless because of Sambany’s... Continue Reading →

Endless Gifts (75)

Egg sandwiches, made with all fresh, from the street corner, ingredients and a perfect mango for dessert The continued help and support from MSC Benin The wifi at the guesthouse that mostly works Sandrine’s humble heart to always serve others A full night of restful sleep Introducing the team to one of my favorite heroes,... Continue Reading →

Endless Gifts (74)

A finance funday at 501 for breakfast and the HR team who opened the cafe for us so we could go That Josh made sure the fire death sauce was out at dinner on my last night A last haircut before August A cupcake buddy to enjoy the Academy mall with A last zebu dinner... Continue Reading →

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