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Who would you be?

“She gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them” -Luke 2:7 NIV I have experienced a deep connection to the wonder, awe, and mystery of Christmas…
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Lives Changed

  The plight of women and girls in this world should astound us, should grieve us & should push us out of our lives of silence. On Sunday my husband delivered a message on women. My internal response was, "YES!" He spoke of Christ’s…
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Spiderwebs and Ferocious Lions

“When the spiderwebs unite they can tie up even the most ferocious lion.” African proverb   This was the response of an African American woman who had just returned from the March on Washington, in 1963. Having heard Martin Luther…
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Irving Bible Church Pledged Huge Donation to build in 2015!!

Irving Bible Church, one of our biggest and most faithful partners, has pledged to build our multi-purpose building AND half of our 3rd cottage for My Refuge House in 2015! As a celebration for paying off their debt from their own building,…
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Leverage What You Have

By: Kim Jones In October, My Refuge House held its first Fashioned for Freedom Runway Show. All proceeds from this event went to benefit the work we do in the Philippines.  During the months of preparation, as I coordinated the various people…
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Our Goal for 2016 was Accomplished this Month!

We have very exciting news. At My Refuge House, it has always been our goal to have our home in the Philippines lead by Filipinos. We recognized long ago that the best case scenario for the girls who call My Refuge House "Home" is to be lead…
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Fashioned for Freedom-- Why a Runway Show?

Kim Jones, our Director of Engagement, and her incredible committee are putting together the event of the year for My Refuge House! Fashioned for Freedom will showcase creativity and talent in a way we've never done before! But, why a Runway…
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Education is Essential

This short piece about the initiatives of our education programs at My Refuge House was written by Dr. Ivonn Ellis Wiggan. Dr. Ivonn joined the team at My Refuge House in May  of this year and has been boosting the spirits of the girls and…
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That One Time I Ran for Her Life

Remember the blog Julianna wrote a couple weeks ago: The Girl Who Doesn't Run is Running for Her Life? Well, here is the follow up-- after the race. And we are excited to report that with Julianna and the other runners-- the final count of money…