Video footage of Erika Decaster presenting Big Ocean Paper “The Three Environments” at Habitat 3 in Quito Ecuador.
While attending the United Nations Habitat 3 Convention in Ecuador as part of the Big Ocean Delegation, I was at the door during the pro family groups’ presentation when two native Ecuadorian women quietly entered the room. I noticed that they only spoke their native language, Spanish, and I volunteered to interpret for them. They…Details
At eighteen, Tamra Hyde made one of the hardest choices any person can ever make. She chose to place her son for adoption. Tamra explained, “There are so many misconceptions floating around about birth-mothers. People think we don’t want our children. Placing my son for adoption was the hardest post painful thing I’ve ever done.…Details
This article is one in a series of the “Young Voices of Big Ocean.” These articles were written by teens who believe in faith, family, and motherhood. This article was written by Eden, who is 14 years old. Interdependent Family A little while ago, my family had a crazy day. My sister and I had…Details
In this faith-filled series, we hope to capture how faith leads women to make an impact in their communities. We asked Adhari, a mother, a Muslim, a physician, and a PhD cancer researcher in Muscat, Oman, “How has your faith empowered you to do good in the world?” I met Adhari when our children were in preschool together. She…Details