Furlough 2 – What to do?

In a few of the previous posts you got to read about what a day is like for us in the field, but what is a day like for us on furlough?- I assume all of you have at least once wondered, “What ARE they doing?” I totally get that! I sometimes wonder what a … [Read More]

Furlough Pics 1

We wanted to share with you a bit about our furlough. These picture blogs will be extremely deceiving as they will mostly be pictures of our girls! The blog about what REALLY happens on furlough will be posted as well :). The pictures below encompass: lots of time with family, maternity photos, Aliza’s arrival, Miah … [Read More]

A Day In The Life Of Amanda

Good Morning! I’m Amanda Dunn, a missionary to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. I’m so glad you get to join me today. On a typical day our daughter Ramiah wakes up by 6:30 and we cuddle with her, eat breakfast, read books, and get dressed. We’re usually done by 7:30 and Nick heads to work around 8. … [Read More]

A Day In The Life Of Nick

Good Morning! I’m so glad you get to join me today. I’m Nick Dunn, a missionary to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. On a typical day our daughter Ramiah wakes up by 6:30 (when the sun rises) and we cuddle with her, eat breakfast, read books, and get dressed. I then say my good-byes and head to … [Read More]

How’s Being Home?

From lots of people, this is the first question we get asked. It’s a loaded question but to be honest: it’s great! We have long been warned about the difficulties missionaries often endure upon being back. Some say it can even be worse than entering into a new culture to begin with but for us, … [Read More]

She Had No Voice

Hannah left for school one morning just as she had so many mornings before. Today was no different than any other day; she reached the Ayer Tena round-about and found a mini bus that would safely take her the rest of the way home. At some point things didn’t seem normal for Hannah. The mini-bus … [Read More]

Addis Bait (New House)

Secret Room- it is considered rude for guests to see the bathroom door so many houses have it built into the closet like this. Here are pictures of the new house. Sorry for the delay! Enjoy! Also, we want to ask for prayer for open doors and special favor among our neighbors here. There are lots … [Read More]

“The worst of the 11,000 will become part of our family”

This quarter at Strong Hearts Hospice we have three major goals. First, make contact with other development focused NGO’s in our area in an effort to widen and improve accessibility and knowledge of services provided, secondly make contact with Alert Hospital and develop a referral based partnership, and lastly address Strong Heart’s limited access to … [Read More]

Abdi Part II

As you may remember from a previous blog, Abdi is a businessman. Businessmen like options, and we gave Abdi two options. Option number one; build a table with materials provided by Strong Hearts. Option number two; provide around 100 samosas for our community health training. Abdi opted for option number two. He provided samosas for … [Read More]

A Lady in Waiting…

Some of you may know this title “A Lady in Waiting” to be the title of a book about a woman waiting for her husband and the importance of preserving herself for him. I wish these women’s life circumstances had permitted them to be waiting for a man that would sweep them off their feet … [Read More]