17 episodes

Going Home-Home is a conversation created by Sami Case (https://www.instagram.com/samicase) and Bethany King (https://www.instagram.com/kingbeth), best friends who have lived and worked as teachers in Lilongwe, Malawi for the past 2 years. What started as a platform to inform friends and family back home of what was going on in their heads as they prepared to come back stateside, has transformed before their eyes into asking as many interesting people as they can find the question at the center of their hearts: Where is home-home?

Going Home-Home by GrubbyLittleHands GrubbyLittleHands

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Going Home-Home is a conversation created by Sami Case (https://www.instagram.com/samicase) and Bethany King (https://www.instagram.com/kingbeth), best friends who have lived and worked as teachers in Lilongwe, Malawi for the past 2 years. What started as a platform to inform friends and family back home of what was going on in their heads as they prepared to come back stateside, has transformed before their eyes into asking as many interesting people as they can find the question at the center of their hearts: Where is home-home?

    15. On coming home-home, and other things

    15. On coming home-home, and other things

    Bet you didn’t realize that this show had SEASONS just like a TV SHOW. HUH? Sami and Beth bring it back to basics in this tell all betwixt the two of them, about their fears and favorites, about going home-home and about this podcast, in about that order. “A Warning To Our Friends” What fears, do you ask? Well, about coming to a new American culture (ahem, coronavirus), reverse culture shock (what even is that, anyways?), how to reintegrate with old friends (what have YOU been up to for the last two years?), and reintroduce themselves as similar but different people (we've grown, y'all!)? Those are some of the fears. But you can use yer ears, and give us the hears, if you listen to this delightful season finale of a podcast! ...Going Home-Home is a conversation created by Sami Case and Bethany King, best friends who have lived and worked as teachers in Lilongwe, Malawi for the past 2 years. What started as a platform to inform friends and family back home of what was going on in their heads as they prepared to come back stateside, has transformed before their eyes into asking as many interesting people as they can find the question at the center of their hearts: Where is home-home? Sami Case (https://www.instagram.com/samicase) and Beth King (https://www.instagram.com/kingbeth) make this show. Justin Lee/Kid_Wonder (https://soundcloud.com/k1der/tracks)//(https://www.instagram.com/justinshungry/) makes the music. 

    • 39 min
    14. Riki Maseko on being home-home-less, and other things

    14. Riki Maseko on being home-home-less, and other things

    Sami and Beth affirm everything Riki is going through. Things are hard, that makes sense. Friendships aren’t being formed so easily? That makes sense. You’re confused about where exactly home-home is? That makes sense! Beth also brings up a brain-twister: can you be home-home at the same time as being home, if the whole idea of going "home-home" means you’re NOT ACTUALLY THERE??? IS THIS WHOLE THING SOME SORT OF CONSPIRACY??? Trust me, the more you think about it, the more confused and unclear things will become. Great! Sami Case (https://www.instagram.com/samicase) and Beth King (https://www.instagram.com/kingbeth) make this show. Justin Lee/Kid_Wonder (https://soundcloud.com/k1der/tracks)//(https://www.instagram.com/justinshungry/) makes the music. 

    • 1 hr
    13. Sylvia Howse on her dream of promoting art and literacy in Malawi, and other things

    13. Sylvia Howse on her dream of promoting art and literacy in Malawi, and other things

    “Home is where you belong”Belonging somewhere involves knowing your purpose in the place where you live. What better way to find your purpose than seeing a need in your community and working to meet it?In this episode, Beth interviews Sylvia Howse, native Zimbabwean teacher who has made Malawi her home. Sylvia explains how she became passionate about art and began noticing the lack of art opportunities for kids in Malawi. She describes her vision for meeting this need by training other teachers and hosting art workshops using recyclables as materials for masterpieces!How do you stay motivated in pursuing your goals when things get tough? How do we rely on God to give us the qualifications to do what he has called us to do? How can expats help meet the educational needs in Malawi? All this and more on this special episode of Going Home-Home!Sami Case (https://www.instagram.com/samicase) and Beth King (https://www.instagram.com/kingbeth) make this show.Kid_Wonder//Justin Lee (https://soundcloud.com/k1der/tracks)//(https://www.instagram.com/justinshungry/) makes the music.

    • 42 min
    12. Carson White on creating community as an ex-pat, and other things

    12. Carson White on creating community as an ex-pat, and other things

    Moving overseas is difficult. Leaving the home you created overseas can be even more difficult. But you know what? You can always come back. “I knew the minute I was driving to the airport to leave I would probably come back.” In this episode, Sami and Beth talk to their friend Carson White, a Texan (Georgian?..Kansas-ian??) nurse practitioner who discusses her definition of home as someone who grew up moving around a lot as a military kid. She tells us about the audible call she heard from God on her first trip to Malawi as an undeclared college student, and how that made her want to go back and declare a major in medicine. How do you create deep friendships when you don’t know how long someone is going to be around? What part does learning the language play in helping you create deeper ties with the place you live? What does the call to come *back* to a place sound and look like after so much time? All this and more, on this Sunday’s episode of Going Home-Home. Sami Case (https://www.instagram.com/samicase) and Beth King (https://www.instagram.com/kingbeth) make this show. Kid_Wonder//Justin Lee (https://soundcloud.com/k1der/tracks)/(https://www.instagram.com/justinshungry/) makes the music. 

    • 59 min
    11. Matt Allison on why you will always be messed up after moving overseas, and other things

    11. Matt Allison on why you will always be messed up after moving overseas, and other things

    In this, the third installment (not a pity conversation at all, I’m serious!!) of our un-intentional and very enjoyable series with the Allison family, who we have had the absolute pleasure of becoming best friends with in our second year in Malawi, we talk to Matt (https://www.instagram.com/mattallison11/) about home-home.How do you find home as a sixteen-year-old after your parents’ divorce? How do you create a community out of what initially looks like nothing? What kind of people should be sent out to be missionaries? All this and more in another exciting episode of Going Home-Home by GrubbyLittleHands!Sami Case (https://www.instagram.com/samicase) and Beth King (https://www.instagram.com/kingbeth) make this show.Our friend Justin Lee/Kid_Wonder (https://www.instagram.com/justinshungry/) / (https://soundcloud.com/k1der/tracks) made the music.Going Home-Home is a conversation created by Sami Case and Bethany King, best friends who have lived and worked as teachers in Lilongwe, Malawi for the past 2 years. What started as a platform to inform friends and family back home of what was going on in their heads as they prepared to come back stateside, has transformed before their eyes to asking as many interesting people as they can find the question at the center of their hearts: Where is home-home?

    • 1 hr 22 min
    10. Catherine Wilson on the blessings of transitioning home during covid-19, and other things

    10. Catherine Wilson on the blessings of transitioning home during covid-19, and other things

    Sami and Beth talk to their newly stateside friend, Catherine Wilson (https://www.instagram.com/mustardseedlife/)(https://catherinewilson.noondaycollection.com/about-me/), who lived with her family of 6 in Malawi for 7 years. They discuss the transition back to Arkansas, the blessings of Coronavirus, and how family and friends on both sides have helped through the years of movement.Pro tip: bring a Christmas tree with you where ever you move in the world. It really matters! Sami Case (https://www.instagram.com/samicase) and Beth King (https://www.instagram.com/kingbeth) make this show. Justin Lee/Kid_Wonder (https://soundcloud.com/k1der/tracks)//(https://www.instagram.com/justinshungry/) makes the music.Going Home-Home is a conversation created by Sami Case and Bethany King, best friends who have lived and worked as teachers in Lilongwe, Malawi for the past 2 years. What started as a platform to inform friends and family back home of what was going on in their heads as they prepared to come back stateside, has transformed before their eyes into asking as many interesting people as they can find the question at the center of their hearts: Where is home-home?

    • 44 min

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Home is where your heart is

This is an insightful podcast for anyone at any age defining where (or what) HOME is. At different stages of life your vision of home changes. This podcast will make you question your heart and think about HOME. What and where is HOME to you?

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