Author Archives: David and Sharron Mathis

Prayer…

I have this crazy privilege of being in this intimate relationship with the Creator of all that is around me. It brings me joy.  And yet, I wrestle with it.  It’s frustrating.  That brings me sorrow.  My mind HAS been transformed … Continue reading

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Praying hard and immersing myself in the Word…

This is hard to write.  Really hard.  Writing in itself is difficult here because there is just so much and figuring out what to share, when to share it, evaluating why and if I should share it often leaves me … Continue reading

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An unexplainable touch of Grace…

Our neighborhood youth had been preparing for a ministry trip to Carpentier where we served after Hurricane Matthew just over 2 years ago.  A family, precious friends of ours, who’d come to spend the holidays with us in Haiti would … Continue reading

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A different view of Haiti…and the stars

Recently, we did something we’ve been wanting to do with our team and some dear friends. There is a hike well known by expats in Haiti from an area called Furcy to Jacmel.  27 miles.  TWENTY-SEVEN miles across some of Haiti’s … Continue reading

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Timely blooming…

On this overcast Easter morning here in Haiti, as I sit with my coffee looking out my window I can see passion fruit ready to be plucked from its vine.  Since moving to Haiti, each year at this time, I’m … Continue reading

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The Pearl

(sand? or as some believe, a parasite) In moments when irritants threaten to overwhelm me, I need to take a step back and ask myself…again…what, instead of Who am I fixing my eyes on? This week in a moment of … Continue reading

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An ache deep within…

  Do not be afraid, for I have ransomed you. I have called you by name; you are Mine. When you go through deep waters and great trouble, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, … Continue reading

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My man lives with purpose…

   “Lè yon papa se moun serye, li fè sa ki dwat. Sa bon nèt pou pitit li yo.”  Pwovèb 20:7 “The godly walk with integrity;  blessed are their children who follow them.”  Proverbs 20:7 Recently in a large group … Continue reading

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Lavi se bèl bagay… life is a beautiful thing

“It’s true that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”  (Margaret Hungerford). Not all people have the same ideas about what is seen as beautiful. Today is Mother’s Day in Haiti.  Even on this Sunday, before we left for … Continue reading

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Chosen by God to be a Mother…

Our first gift on this day is that “Mother’s Day” is celebrated on a Sunday!  A day we choose to try to rest in the Lord, to focus on Him, to be renewed and refreshed by His Spirit.  I’m grateful … Continue reading

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