Entries by tensionleads

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Why Ethiopia?

Last night, our team of 8 who have traveled to Ethiopia for the week sat around talking about our first full day of time with the children at the Care Point.  As we talked, one of our team members shared that she had received the question leading up to the trip several times… “Why go […]

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A Glass Wall and Face Painting

Last week I had two very different experiences. On Thursday I stopped in an office where I encountered a receptionist straight out of Monsters, Inc. She sat behind her glass window with two holes–one for our voices and one for my money.  I began to talk with her and realized very quickly with the maintenance […]

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When You’re Just OK at Texting

I sat on a plane recently and once it landed the beeps and clicks of cell phones and seat belts began to fill the space as passengers reconnected to the busyness of their lives.  Just in front of me, I watched as a man began to frantically respond to a text message.  I could see […]