In a Dark Place

In a Dark Place

From October 28, 2020 Confession: Since I returned to Haiti on October 10th, I’ve been in a dark space. I wouldn’t call the darkness depression. The darkness was more a matter of feeling crushed by the overpowering problems, by the constant struggle, by debilitating insufficiency of funds, the violence, and thestaggering weight of debt.

Stress Relief

Stress Relief

From October 21, 2020 As the Journals clearly reveal, life in Haiti can be very stressful. Running a home with five dozen kids serves up its own frustrations and problems. Some days the stress, frustrations, and problems paint me into a corner of desperation. When this happens, I paint my way out.