The Life-Changing Work

The Life-Changing Work

This is a story from one of the incredible volunteer teachers at Mary’s Home who co-teaches the Alpha course, which explores questions about Christian faith. I had the privilege of co-leading an Alpha course for the Mary’s Home mothers. This is a Christian...
Cutting Pineapple

Cutting Pineapple

This is a story from one of the incredible volunteer teachers at Mary’s Home who co-teaches one of our life skills classes. Who knew something as simple as cutting a pineapple could be such an impactful experience! It’s my sixth week co-teaching the Mary’s Home...
Rewriting Stories Through Education

Rewriting Stories Through Education

Most of the moms at Mary’s Home never finished high school. Maybe their families didn’t value education. Maybe they got in trouble and dropped out. Or maybe they had children and had to quit school to work or care for their child. Many grew up without permanent homes...
A New Dream

A New Dream

I always dreamed of working in the medical field as a nurse. When I was in high school, I made some bad decisions. Because of a felony on my record, college after college sent me rejection letters. For many years, I’ve let my dream lie dormant. I thought it was...
Hope Grows Here

Hope Grows Here

Have you ever watched a garden come to life? Planted seeds and nurtured those seeds until they became beautiful flowers? Or food for your family? Gardening is a magical, transformative process. And while it takes time and finesse, it’s something that anyone can learn...