Inside today's podcast, I have with me, Rachel Pieh Jones. I am stoked for this interview today. Rachel and I have been in a hope circle for over a year now and I am blessed to know her and honored to speak with her today. She is an incredible writer who lives in Djibouti Africa! Her and her husband founded a school there and if I’m not mistaken have been living there for 17 years. Rachel is a runner and a mother of 3, and has recently taken on Grad school! Her most recent book, Stronger Than Death, is an intense and inspirational story about Annalena Tonelli and how she Defied Terror and Tuberculosis in the Horn of Africa.
In today's episode, we cover topics of:
-Rachel's call to Africa
-The struggle of holding on to encouragement and positive comments
-Annalena's life and inspiration
It's a fantastic episode filled with laughs.
I highly recommend her book Stronger Than Death, and the direct link to purchase that book is in the paragraph below. You will love it! Here's an article I wrote on it: https://vanessa-luu-bsm.squarespace.com/loveandtruth/2020/1/21/stronger-that-death-a-review
A little bit about Rachel:
Rachel Pieh Jones writes about life at the crossroads of faith and culture for the New York Times, Christianity Today, Runners World, and more. Her work is influenced by living in the Horn of Africa, raising Third Culture Kids, and adventurous exploration of the natural world. She is the author of Stronger than Death: How Annalena Tonelli Defied Terror and Tuberculosis in the Horn of Africa. Visit her at www.rachelpiehjones.com Stay in touch with Rachel through Do Good Better, a Substack newsletter www.rachelpiehjones.substack.com
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