MAF’s Carolyn Monson began a ministry that helps local women earn a living
Carolyn Monson ran her hands across colorful bolts of fabric, admiring the new designs. As she made a pile of her favorites, her three children scurried about the store, weaving in and out of fabric displays.
At the counter, the owner greeted her warmly […]
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It was another beautiful, sunny morning. Lem and I had made plans to catch an early taxi on Monday, which bought us another day with the Lesotho Flying Pastors […]
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Saturday – Early morning interlude
Every time my tummy rumbled during the night, I wondered if the papa-cooked-over-a-dung-fire was going to create a desperate situation for me. Now, at 5 a.m., I was […]
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Friday – late afternoon
Once the rain died down, we walked back to the middle cluster of homes. There was some activity there now. The pastors found a man willing to offer us lodgings for the […]
This is the first in a series of blog posts about my visit to the MAF program in Lesotho. If I could meet with you in person, I would talk for hours about all that I saw and experienced. But since I can’t do that, I hope my personal reflections here will make you feel […]
I’ve recently returned to my comfortable cubicle here at MAF headquarters after spending two weeks at our program in Lesotho (Africa). I’m trying to hold on to the incredible moments I experienced there, but even now I find them slipping away. Some of those moments don’t even seem real!
How is it possible that I did […]