New Beds Originally uploaded by emily_borders. A room full of beautiful, new beds…an amazing sight!
My family and I made it home safely on Monday. I have been on my fair share of mission trips in my young life, and I have thought that for the past couple of years that I would only go to Brazil, and that every other place in the world was just not my cup of tea…Somehow, my family, especially … Read More
As the Sweet Sleep Construction team returns and settles back into Nashville and the reality of the work accomplished here begins to sink in, I thought I might just share a little about the incredible events that occured. In short, it was witnessing a miracle…maybe a modern day “Loaves and Fishes” story. Here, a few dollars were given by many … Read More
OH Moldova, OH Moldova! If you could hear the tune accompanying these words in my head, you’d find my song to be quite cute. I made it up a few summers ago when I was here and I discovered that strange and unexplainable things happen in this country. And not just while you are here, but once you get home. … Read More
Here are a couple of shots I thought I’d share with you from the first team in Falest. The children come from an orphanage of 360 children. Our camp was for 140 children between 2 years and 16 years old. The first picture was taken on the first day as many exicted children crowded around each team member. So many … Read More
Ok, after more than two weeks of an emotional roller coaster, Jen and I are sitting here together on our last night. So, to lighten the mood a little bit, we thought we’d list some random inside jokes that none of you will understand…well, some of you will. =) 1. “No, but I have some Vasoline.” 2. “No, I said … Read More
A little disclaimer. With minor technical difficulties on my account – probably self-inflicted – I’m writing under Emily’s blog account. It would be impossible for me to offer my reflections on the entire week tonight. I know it will take at least a week to process everything, but I do want to get down my thoughts on today as it … Read More