[caption width="5616" id="attachment_12082" align="alignnone"] Elisa and her son Elnatan (2015)[/caption]Anyone who knows Elisa will tell you that her beautiful smile is a perfect reflection of her heart. At the age of twenty-six, Elisa is celebrating three years of marriage and the proud mom of a three...

Little Yabsera is just one of the many reasons I have returned to Ethiopia year after year to photograph for the Adera Foundation. Watching little Yabsera grow and blossom within the loving arms of her mom and the Adera of foundation is living proof that child sponsorship changes...

From my time in Ethiopia - “We think that by protecting ourselves from suffering we are being kind to ourselves. The truth is, we only become more fearful, more hardened, and more alienated. We experience ourselves as being separate from the whole. This separateness becomes like...

On a recent trip to Ethiopia I enjoyed exploring the african countryside and meeting those who call it home. I love the little grass roofed houses (gojo bets) that dot the countryside of Africa. Walking down these red dirt roads I learned that when the gate...

- On assignment in Ethiopia with the Adera Foundation and Pathway Church, traveling with Adera founder Joe Robertson and Pastor Rick Owen. Today Pathway Church’s Pastor Rick was charged with delivering a message of hope to those who lost friends and family in the Kora landslide....

Before returning to Africa later this week, I feel compelled to post one more story from my trip taken a few weeks ago to Ethiopia with The Adera Foundation. This short video, aptly named "Journeys", chronicles our journey to the Wenchi Cherkos monastery that is believed...