Shoot like a Girl | Hope (#31days)


Day 16: Nairobi, Kenya

We walked through the dusty streets of the slum, the trash dancing to find a home beneath our feet. There was a lonely ache that faded into the washed out colors of corrugated metal doors and faded signs. But in the distance, hope could be heard.

The laughter of children.

Some students walk more than two hours to get to the Candlelight School, a sanctuary from the harsh life on the fringes. It’s there they find belonging, it’s there they learn, it’s there they dream.

And their hope becomes mine.

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Helping you hold on to what is true and trustworthy.

We're in this together, and I am for you. I secure road signs with a hammer of hope, and clear the debris so they can be seen. Call me your spiritual aunty, the one who you can trust with the hard conversations. I am your encourager. I walk and keep walking. Cheer and keep cheering. I invest, dive deep, and cherish the stories being written in the lives of women like you who long to believe restoration is a reality on earth as it is in heaven. God holds the pen in those stories, and He delights in you.  I OFFER REAL HOPE FOR YOU, PURPOSE-WEARY WARRIOR. You'll love One Woman Can Change the World: Reclaiming Your God-Designed Influence and Impact Right Where You Are. It's available wherever books are sold. I'm honored to be represented by Credo Communications.

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6 thoughts on “Shoot like a Girl | Hope (#31days)”

  1. This is so beautiful. I’ve been to Nairobi (to Kibera) just once, in 2009, but I still remember exactly the kind of feeling you are expressing in this writing. Thank you for sharing this hope.

  2. You are living and sharing a meaningful life! Thank you for bringing us in. I can tell that you try to craft each sentence to convey deep beauty and rich hope. Blessings to you and these dear ones.

    1. Haha. I wonder if I visited you over a year ago. When I hit publish on my comment I saw that my old website immediately popped up. That’s never happened before. I’m at a new home now. Maybe we will stay connected this time (if there ever was a first time.) How funny.

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