Remember When | Dear Mark

Remember When | Dear Mark

  December 2009 Dear Mark, If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my life it’s that time goes too quickly. Before we know it, in a blink of an eye, or an irregular heart beat, everything we have can be gone. Without warning. Without a chance to even say good-bye....
Remember When | Quilts

Remember When | Quilts

  I remember ten years ago when two of my dear friends Lisa Bloecher and Stacey Young made all the Touch A Life kids a quilt of their own. They worked endlessly together customizing all the colors, names, and scriptures to bless each child’s personality. I will...
Remember When | Sophia

Remember When | Sophia

I remember when I first met Sophia about five years ago. She along with her two younger siblings were brought to the Touch A Life Care Center to live. She immediately caught my attention with her infectious smile and energetic personality. I pulled her aside one day...
Remember When | Back to School

Remember When | Back to School

I remember preparing for my first trip to Ghana back in 2006. I only had to buy clothing and gifts for seven children. Thirteen years later I find myself packing and preparing back to school items for close to one hundred children. Box after box of bright colored...
Remember When | Breaking Ground

Remember When | Breaking Ground

  I remember when Touch A Life was looking for land to buy in Ghana and the search was brutal. Our organization had been working and partnering with other NGO’s on the ground for several years and we decided it was time to build our own care center. I was super...