adventures in africa
One of Christel’s archetypes is the “Explorer • Pioneer–Hearty trailblazers who explore to make it easier for others,” and she loves to share her adventures with you. They are fun and often include some awesome service work. Whether she helps a weekend warrior climb an 11,000′ mountain, brings shoes to the children in Africa, or finds a way to protect the elephants in Thailand, it’s all part of a day’s work for her to bring the world to the tipping point of positivity!
Isn’t it time for you to dream big, challenge yourself, and be open to new possibilities?
Power of your words
Greetings from Kenya! The power of words—saying you will do something sends an energy in to the world and if we don’t follow through, souls are injured. Theirs, because they do not forget, and ours because we won’t feel good about who we are. I believe it is as simple as seeing a need, and … Continue reading Power of your words →
africa is beautiful
Miracle of life begins on the Mara. The Mara is teeming with wildebeests and lions. Within eight minutes of stepping off the plane, a topi gave birth. The miracle of life was a beautiful way to begin our day. When the baby topi stood for the first time on wobbly legs, we cheered with her triumph.
Safari and Shoes
Christel Nani Adventures in Africa, “Safari and Shoes.” Volunteers visited a school bringing much needed sneakers and
Africa 3 — My first hokey pokey
Okay, I know it was like a snowball rolling downhill. We met the children and visited their schools and noted they had nothing and I mean nothing. So of course we gathered donations of shoes and clothes and pencils and toothbrushes and of course, some toys.
Reflections from Africa
Outstanding African Safari + famed guide, Jackson Looseyia = Priceless!
Shoes for Kenya Children
Our visit to the schools brought many tears of joy and gratitude. Some of the children walk three or more miles to school! Thank you, Shannon Swisher Rexrode, for helping us bring smiles to these beautiful children, on Friday, June 5, 2015
Kenya School Visit Amazing
We are so grateful for your help! Thank you.
big cat diary junkies
On our recent trip to Kenya, Christel taught about the energy of the animals and Jackson Looseyia tracked the big cats. As you can see, smiles are a-plenty!
africa 2 – I am not the goat whisperer
Contrary to popular belief, I cannot control goats. Yes, I can put a sleep spell on people and animals, but I’ll be darned, those goats have a mind of their own!
africa – first trip – synchronicity
It all began because it would not rain. After five plantings, the children were starving and asked us for help. Six women bonded with twenty African families and bought corn and bean seeds to try again.
And of course, in four different languages -English, Swahili, Norwegian and a Maasai dialect, we performed a rain dance and it worked. Water is life in Africa and so the dark clouds were welcomed. We had but one request…