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NathanandJade Metz
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Cured
Ezra has been declared cured of epilepsy! We are in full blown celebration mode here in Uganda! Last week, Nathan flew Ezra back to Riley Children's Hospital in Indiana for his 1 year post surgery checkup. When the appointment was over, Nathan went to the r...
Cured
Cured
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Why Not Me?
Some missionaries are attacked by night terrors. Others, sickness and anxiety. For Nathan, it’s sleepless nights. For me, it’s doubt. Before our Dignity Project distribution, I had three African’s check my teaching manuscript and outline for the day. I have...
Why Not Me?
Why Not Me?
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Hidden
I woke up this morning to the sound of birds overhead and babies next door. While the sun warmed up, I drank coffee, read the Bible and ran through the plan for the day with Jade. Today, like every day lately, we’re hidden. No, we aren’t in hiding. We’re hi...
Hidden
Hidden
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Everything's Better Together
Today is Sophie's 11th birthday. She designed her day and tonight before bed she said, "This was the best birthday ever". To Sophie, the best birthday ever was waking up to the dining room filled with cheap colorful balloons laying on the floor. It was bana...
Everything's Better Together
Everything's Better Together
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The Art of Sharing
I have so much to learn.  A beautiful African woman sat at a table near us. She ordered a pizza and a huge plate of chips (french fries) for her and her family to enjoy. A short time later, the store manager approached her table and asked, “how is your food...
The Art of Sharing
The Art of Sharing
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The Dignity Project Mother's Day Campaign
I was so nervous to share this year's campaign with you. Sharing the horror of what many women with fistula's experience here felt risky. What if you didn't understand? What if you were silent? With a stomach filled with nerves and a tender heart, I clicked...

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Mother's Day 2018 with The Dignity Project
You heard it right! Your $5 allows a woman with a fistula to walk freely without shame. Your $5 ensures that a school girl won’t miss class. Your $5 brings a hug and smile to a woman in the psychiatric hospital. Your $5 is allowing our seamstress’ to pay th...

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The Very Best You
I’m the best me when the people around me are nothing like me. As a father, I need father’s from other cultures and backgrounds to show me what works. As a husband, I need to watch a marriage succeed in a culture other than my own. I need my biases question...

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Snail Mail
Hooray! We can receive mail! Every Friday our mailbox gets checked and we love hearing from you! It currently takes about 3 weeks for us to get packages and letters from the States.  If you want to brighten our day sometime throughout the year: Nathan misse...
Snail Mail
Snail Mail
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God's Economy
In an orphanage seven hours away lives a 9 year old little boy.  My son is 9, too.  This little boy in the village is suffering with epilepsy. My son did, too.  Not now, but once.  For this boy, up to nine times a day, his little body collapses into seizure...
God's Economy
God's Economy
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