They come to you as a stranger…

They come to you as a stranger, but leave as a loved one. Each of us learning from the other. We take note of all the qualities. We note that all are positive. We wonder if she is happy. We hear her singing in the bathroom. She calls us Mom and Dad. Far from being a stranger, she is now … Read More

A sister for Nyasia

A sister for Nyasia   Getting to the point of hosting my first exchange student is truly a funny story. I applied with ICES in early January 2013 and the application sat in a draft state until the very next year. Within a week of submitting my application the district leader reached out to me as she noticed that I … Read More