Back to school with Barakisu

Meet Barakisu.  Her name means “blessed.”  She’s one of the volunteers on the mmm-BELLY-may storycrafting team, pictured here getting her certificate after a training session.  Even though she’s a full-time student, she works hard with me to craft Biblically accurate stories into her heart language.  I haven’t asked her, but I’ll bet she tells them […]


Living in another culture means always having to wonder if I really know what’s going on, no matter how well I speak the language. We’re building a little shelter (read as, I am watching people build a little shelter) in my front yard.  On market day, I was sent to buy some cord.  Ok, cord.  […]