THIRTY. Man, where does the time go?
I've been through some truly ugly times but dang there have been some good ones.
My girls thought "dirty" was more appropriate than the typical "flirty". Because life sure does get dirty. And through it all, I continue to thrive.
At the age of 18, I went on a mission trip to Uganda. I knew then that God was calling me to do missions and my heart never quite left Africa. I made a promise to myself that I'd get back to Africa somehow by the age of 30. If I'm being honest, I had kind of let go of that promise - it didn't seem realistic. But anything is possible with my God. He didn't forget that promise. So here I am. On my 30th birthday. In Africa. Back to the place where He first captured my heart.
Thank you all for making me feel so deeply loved on this incredibly special day. // Photo: @Kaliestier
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