My name is Autumn Buzzell and I live and work in Ghana, West Africa with City of Refuge Ministries. Here, I run our school, Faith Roots International Academy, and get to be a part in rescuing and the healing of children who have been trafficked into the fishing trade, orphaned, abandoned, and those who just need a little extra loving. What an amazing gift this life is!

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Monday, July 26, 2010

Today's the Day

Right now, I'm sitting in San Jose International Airport waiting for my first flight of the day. I'm heading to Denver first today. I got in a couple hours early to figure out my bags and make sure that they weighed the right amount. Amazingly enough, after several repackings (thank you Jenni, Kirsten, and T), my bags were alright! It took awhile though, so I'm glad that my friends were there to help out.
Emotions running through me right now: nervousness (that's kinda the main one), sadness (espeically when I had to say goodbye last night and this morning), excitement (It's finally here!), disbelief (It might not be real until I hit the ground IN Ghana), and just in awe of what is ahead of me this year.
Pray for me, and for the journey today.


  1. Been praying a lot..
    Waiting to hear that you are actually THERE!
    Love you!

  2. It wasn't real to me til I got your last text that you were actually flying to ghana. I miss you so much. Come back! Just kidding...glad you are there safe. You should post the video where you threw a punch at the lady who said your bags were overweight. ;)

  3. You are in my prayers friend!! I am so excited to see what the Lord does through you this next year!!! Love you !!!!

  4. I love that you reposted this :) Exactly 37 months ago... Excited for you in School Year #4!!!