Posted on: April 01, 2015 Written by
  Picture Praise Photography by: Leigh Pete        

And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever—the Spirit of truth…you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you. I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.

John 14:17-18


We had just arrived to the small village in Eastern Uganda. The moment we stepped out of the van, children rushed in from seemingly nowhere to greet us. This little guy, with a face sticky with mango juice, surrounded by his older siblings, looked up at me and instantly stole my heart.


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Leigh joined the Thrive team in November 2013 as an International Retreat Coordinator. God has used her to serve and develop women for the past seven years. She enjoys encouraging and empowering women to be all that God created them to be and brings her organizational skills and passion for planning to Thrive. She has a special place in her heart for Uganda, loves caring for orphans, and exploring new cultures. Leigh graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Graphic Design and enjoys creating order, beaut,y and purpose in the world around her.

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