The Gift of Caring

The Gift of Caring

One of the greatest blessings in my life is the gift of being a mother. I found out I was pregnant with my daughter three years ago, and I never could have prepared for the ways my life would change. I was so excited and a little anxious, too, but mainly I was...
Give Thanks

Give Thanks

Give Thanks For each new morning with it’s light For rest and shelter of the night For health and food For love and friends For everything thy goodness sends. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson This week most of us will pause to give thanks for the things we have in our lives....
Food in Ghana

Food in Ghana

THANKFUL. This word that has crossed my mind frequently since returning home from my visit to Ghana. The joy that radiates from Ghanaians conceals the hardships that most of them face on a daily basis. Little access to clean water, children working the streets, and...
Awakened to Give

Awakened to Give

Born in Ghana, I moved to the United States at the age of eight. I call both countries home. I went nine years without visiting Ghana before my most recent trip. This was not my intention, by any means; however due to life’s various demands, time inevitably passed....
Understanding Freedom

Understanding Freedom

Do you ever think you know the definition of words but in fact have no idea?  This happens to me a lot. I often struggle with matching the right word with the right meaning. However, I felt confident I knew the true meaning of Freedom and Resilience.  The reality is,...
Why Should You Go?

Why Should You Go?

Just around this time last year, I was boarding a plane to Ghana. It was my 14th trip to the country in just eight years, but, as I do each time I begin my travels to the Touch A Life Care Center, I felt like I was experiencing the trip for the very first time. The...