• india,  thoughts,  watercycleproject

    sejal and the walk for water

    You may not know, but Brad and I have a special place in our heart for drilling wells in India. In 2011 Brad rode his bike all the way across Ohio to help raise money for The Water Cycle Project.  Together with Vineyard Christian Fellowship in Grove City we helped to raise over $50,000 to drill wells for small impoverished villages in India.  This will dramatically change the lives of those who live there. Brad has recently published a novelette that he wrote concerning a (fictional) account of one girl’s journey in a small Indian village. Please take a few minutes (it’s not very long) to read this story.  It helped me…

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    simple.

    Simple has been on mind lately. How to be simple. When we set out on our trip nearly 5 years ago we sold and gave away the majority of our possessions. Somehow 2 kids and a house later we have SO MUCH STUFF again. We have a bazillion kid toys, many snack choices in our pantry, enough clothes to go for weeks without washing AND a lot of stress and frustration that arises with too many choices. In this age of advertising and Pinterest I realized that I’ve been feeling a major guilt over not providing my kids with many choices of toys, food and types of play. I recently…