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Darkness in the closet

Laying curled up in my closet I realized that families in Africa Live in this size of a shack!!! My closet is more comfortable than some of there homes. That's just wrong!!! Why should I ever feel sad about my circumstances ?!? I can at least get up and make change. That's

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Now what do I do … Island to Deep freeze

There is doubt in decisions made by anyone. It is natural to do One thing and then Doubt it was the correct one. Maybe life is made up of those decisions and doubts but maybe there is always that lingering One true truth. That one thing that as much as we want it to not be t

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Void where there was pain

8 days ago I flew back to St Croix. ... Now today I fly again .. Back to the cold tundra of the Midwest and begin the journey to return to Africa.

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‘We’ the grieving

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Travelers Beware

To those who wished they live a life of travel and adventure. Don't! It's not really everything we dreamed up as a child...it's the most stressful anxiety riddled life to pursue. Why? Well easy...take this photo for example that now has my belongings packed in it again, all

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Day before the Last Day

My Lighthouse Girls will forever hold a special place in my heart. I hope to come back to see them again if God directs our paths together again.

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Fear of life

Alone with my thoughts. A cool breeze and calming voice of the waves. Grief is a journey. Grief is solitary but life is not. I see a hermit crab walking towards the water alone...so small. Reminds me of angel when she named a hermit crab after me and called it her friend.

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Moments Add Up

"Sweet kids are dying. Which means the future is dying. And if the future is dying we won't have a future." Words from a small boy at the Boys and Girls Club of America after I talked to him about kids in Africa. The kids yelled out, "yay Miss Sarah is coming with"! As I cr

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Torn between two worlds of Need

A transition between what has helped me move through grief and find the new person in me that I never knew existed to the person I used to be. The need to gain closure on who I was with Andy and what Andy meant to me while being pulled by new faces in Africa. So many faces

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Void where there was pain

Thousands of miles later and I am looking out at the palm trees and pink fluffy clouds again. My return to the island is very strange feeling. It isn't happy or sad or even elated. I feel 'blank' Used up... Incomplete... Maybe its the rush of adrenaline that has

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