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Overcoming the Lion.

Good morning to loved ones at home, Happy Monday from Zambezi. Today required more willpower than usual to roll out of bed after our weekend in Dipalata. Hattie’s peaceful alarm (if you heard my alarm, you’d understand why I’m calling … Continue reading

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Dipalat-amazing Overnighter

Hello again to all my bloggers. I’ve missed you! Grace S. and I just went for a delicious morning run. Taking advantage of the cool air and cloudy skies, we followed the same route that Jeff showed us yesterday. (Maybe … Continue reading

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Trucking through the ups and downs

At 6:20am the alarm went off in convent room 1 where Clare and I have resided during our time here in Zambezi. Time for our morning run! This morning we were joined by Bella, Dee, Lauren, Hattie, and Jeff. Last … Continue reading

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Becoming Inspired by the Leaders of Zambezi

Hi to all of those keeping up with the blog and this amazing group of people! (Happy birthday Clare’s mom!)  Today was a slow, routine day in Zambezi with one exception: it was Grace Sikes’ birthday!!! To celebrate, we hung a … Continue reading

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Challenging stereotypes and seeking clarity

Musana Mwane! Another full day wrapping up here in Zambezi! Earlier this week, Kris and Jeff made the executive decision to now have breakfast at 7:30 instead of 8:00. This news hit us hard, especially those of us who stayed … Continue reading

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Highlights from a joy-filled day in Zambezi

Unlike Bella I’ve almost been dreading the day I write blog. Writing isn’t my favorite. But today turned out to be the perfect day for me. It’s a beautiful morning when I wake up right before breakfast here at the … Continue reading

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Learning to relish deeper conversations

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I woke up to my alarm, and immediately pressed “snooze,” hoping to relish a few more minutes of sleep.  But as I rested my eyes, I suddenly remembered: I’M ON BLOG TODAY!!! Hi, my name is Bella, and I’ve been waiting … Continue reading

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Going beyond the market

Saturday, June 3rd. Peeling away the safety of our trusty mosquito nets to journey to the convent’s jack-and-jill bathroom and the intensely cold showers. Breakfast, seemingly more and more extravagant every day, prepared by our pals and shared family-style around … Continue reading

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Full Hearts

Musana Mwane blog readers!   Yesterday was a hard day for many, so we woke up today with hope for more positivity in this beautiful Friday! Clare, Dee, Grace S., and I woke up early to go for a run. While … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs

Good morning from Hattie and the rest of the Gonzaga-in-Zambezi crew! Iapologize for the delay in this blog post—right when we went to post it atabout 11 o’clock last night, half of it deleted, and we decided to call it … Continue reading

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