The power of enCOURAGEment

Now this a short post, but has been pondered for a while. For over a year God has been showing and teaching me about the power and importance of verbal encouragement. Lately I have become so much more aware of how words can be used to shut down or build up a person. I'm up … Continue reading The power of enCOURAGEment


Impoverished Hearts

There's so much that I could write about in this update, (the wonderful community I am living in, treks through the rainforest to waterfalls, my crawlingly slow acquisition of Spanish) so I'll try to fill y'all in as best as I can. If I were to try and talk about everything that has happened in … Continue reading Impoverished Hearts


Do you believe that poverty should be eradicated across the globe? Do you want to see social justice for the weak, vulnerable and abused? Do you think that everyone should have equal opportunities, irrespective of gender, race, religion or nationality? Have you heard of the Sustainable Development Goals? If you answered yes to any of … Continue reading CHALLENGE YOURSELF TO CHANGE YOUR WORLD

‘Disability is Not an Inability’: Human Rights Development in Ghana

As you may know, I'm working with a human rights-based development charity out here in Ghana. The overarching aim of our project is to create greater awareness of human rights to promote equality and integration between people with and without disability. One of the phrases we're really pushing forward in all our work is 'Disability … Continue reading ‘Disability is Not an Inability’: Human Rights Development in Ghana