Mincaye

There are moments in time when you hear something, and suddenly…..everything around you stills and quiets, your chest tightens just a bit, your heart squeezes, and then the memories begin to flow right down your cheeks in a rushing river of tears. I think every single person that served as a missionary in Ecuador, orContinue reading “Mincaye”

Soda Crackers and Fanny

by: Stephanne Morris Marsh, Missionary Kid Before we get started with this story, let me remind those of you who are reading it, EXACTLY how much you love me…….my character, my integrity, my wit, my charm…….and for good measure, let’s just throw a picture of adorable 8-year old me in the mix. Keep this imageContinue reading “Soda Crackers and Fanny”

Bananas with Brown Spots

By: Stephanne Morris Marsh, Missionary Kid and TCK (Third Culture Kid) It seems like every day, there is a Facebook craze where people check things off of a list that they either will NOT eat OR exotic things that they HAVE eaten. You know the ones…..It starts out with “How many of the following foodContinue reading “Bananas with Brown Spots”

KEDS (Yes, the white canvas shoes)

By: Stephanne Morris Marsh, Missionary Kid from Ecuador Earlier this fall, there was a story about a little boy in Florida that was a HUGE Tennessee fan. It was spirit day at his school, and children were encouraged to wear a t-shirt to represent their favorite college or college football team.  This little boy tookContinue reading “KEDS (Yes, the white canvas shoes)”

The Hatchback of the Datsun

By: Stephanne Morris Marsh Itineration, or furlough, is something that all missionaries are required to do; and unlike the connotation of the name, “furlough”, is anything but a rest.  Instead, this time period, is hated by most and dreaded by all, at the very least.  Itineration, or furlough, is meant to be a time ofContinue reading “The Hatchback of the Datsun”

Enough

By: Stephanne Morris Marsh Laying here in the quiet wee hours of the morning, the faint glow of the Christmas tree lights peaking beneath my bedroom door; my mind is frantically racing, trying to remember if I’ve forgotten anything. This is it. It’s here. Christmas is here. All of the cooking, all of the hurrying,Continue reading “Enough”

Guest Blog by: Mikayla Kent – Here I am! Send me!

Note: Mikayla Kent is my niece. I asked her if she would write a blog for Heart for Ecuador, and she agreed immediately. I have never seen such humbleness, passion, compassion, heart, wisdom, and the ability to be the heart of Jesus, in a teenager. Every time I read one of Mikayla’s blogs, I marvelContinue reading “Guest Blog by: Mikayla Kent – Here I am! Send me!”

The story of Kayci Sheridan #Ecuador2020 #SendMe

Y’all….if you know me, you know that all you have to do is mention Ecuador and I am a weepy mess. The people that I have on my team this year are blowing me away. I have never seen such an excited group of people who are intent on serving others. I was working onContinue reading “The story of Kayci Sheridan #Ecuador2020 #SendMe”