Caffeinated Kindness

March 1, 2020, I launched my first book: Live Wide Awake. It took years to write the book, months to plan a party and a few hours to celebrate. The next day a whole lot of weird changes started happening to people and businesses, schools and communities. The mass of messages, information, and data has been …

The story and the somebody behind the book.

I got to see Hamilton this week. And... I got to go behind the scenes and step on the stage after the show. It was magical, interesting, and so much fun. All because my puppy Oberon made a new friend. I tell that story and the story and the somebody behind how my book Live …

A new thing.

2020  - the year of the Late Bloomer! I read that the first week of January on social media and shouted, "FINALLY! IT'S MY YEAR!" No one heard me, but I gotta tell you that it's true, I've always been a bit of a late bloomer and I'm ready for a change. Turning 55 has …

Officers, Boys, and Three Men on a Rock Pile

Officers, Boys, and Three Men on a Rock Pile OFFICERS Over Chai tea and Kenyan donuts our Crossroads team met with two Kamiti Prison Officers and got educated.   Abrahaim, Offer of Human Rights, and Francis, Officer of Operations said they were expecting us, they welcome us, and want us to feel at home.  We …

Langata Prison Visit – Part Two

Langata Prison - Part Two March 6 is an important date for Sarah, an inmate in Langata Prison, maximum security.  If you’re reading this and a believer who prays, would you take a moment and write Sarah’s name down in your calendar and cover her with prayer that day, asking that she may be given …

Compassion For Langata’s Crowd: Women, Mothers, Mothers To Be

It turns out that English can sound like many different languages.  New York English sounds different that Louisiana cajun English which is also different  sounding than Texas English or Midwest English.   Some parts of the US speak plain ol English but when those of us who speak plain,  talk to those that are in …

“Good Morning Church”

OK, this is going to be kinda raw and unpolished, but it truly is hard to capture what I’ve been experiencing in a polished and succinct way. It’s hard to put words to what it was like to enter a Kenyan prison. It’s overwhelming. It’s profound. To the point I am struggling to capture words. My first …