I’ve recently come back to the States for a break. I think the technical word for this for missionaries is furlough or sabbatical. But it’s a break. It’s the time to rest, recharge, decompress, and do a reset mentally and spiritually. After this last season of ups and downs and the recent craziness in Honduras […]
Read More Taking a break
2020 just keeps on throwing punches! Central America was hit with two major hurricanes back to back in the past few weeks. And as a result of Eta and Iota there’s lots of displaced families and destruction in Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala. According to some information recently released (November 20) by the Honduran Foreign Minister: […]
Read More Hurricanes & lots of water!
**Disclaimer: I haven’t blogged in a while and I’m trying to get back into it. This one is LONG. So sit down, have a cup of coffee, and enjoy the novel. It’s honest and real and I’m being a little vulnerable and not trying to dress things up. What’s been going on lately… Wow the last few […]
Read More These past few weeks have been a real doozy…
We visited a boys home last week in Puerto Cortes to play in a friendly soccer tournament with some of the orphans there and also with a few teams from some nearby schools. We only took our younger boys, our JV team that consists of boys 11-14 years old. And I keep thinking back to […]
Read More What about the orphans?
Ok, this is going to be a really honest blog. Don’t let it scare you away or anything, but I don’t want to mince words or make paint things with rose colored lens. This also isn’t a blog asking for help or for advice. I just want to communicate what I struggle with and how […]
Read More Some thoughts on loneliness
I feel so unequipped a lot of the time. So much of the time! It has become part of the new normal for me living in a country that’s not my home country, in a language and culture that isn’t my first language. There are funny moments but there are moments of loneliness and frustration […]
Read More Unequipped… but that’s the point right?
This past month has definitely has it’s ups and downs. Good stuff. Bad stuff. Crazy stuff. And I don’t know why or how but May always seems to be a rough month for me to plow through. Let me be painfully honest here: I tend to see and only focus on the problems, not the […]
Read More the good with the bad
This is Yaina. She is a sweet lady who lives in Travesia and has been a part of the academy since it’s beginning. Officially she cooks for the boys every day as part of our Training Table program. The goal of the training table is to provide a nutritious meal for the boys. She is […]
Read More Yaina Rosemary Ramos
SPONSOR A BOY IN TRAVESIA! Would you like the chance to sponsor a Rhino (student at our academy) in Travesia, Honduras? We have 23 boys from the ages 10-18 years old that need your help. The Buena Vista Sports Academy provides many things to these young men of this community and we want you partner with […]
Read More Help us change a community: 2019 Sponsorships
I haven’t blogged in a while. It’s just something hard for me to do. There’s so much always swirling around in my head… and to stop, put those things on paper so that they make sense and then share it just seems overwhelming… but I’m gonna try it anyway! So forgive me if it’s inconsistent. […]
Read More Don’t forget the promises