Looking at PTSD – from Surviving to Thriving

After twenty-two years in Africa while working with HIV-AIDS orphans and seeing some of the most horrendous stuff imaginable, a South African coworker, Dave, looked me in the eye and said, “Don, you are finished here.  You are worn out, grounded down, and empty. Go back home to the United States.  Go back home  my […]

Why I Like MANNA Worldwide by Don Mingo

Last night I enjoyed the pleasure of hearing the founder of MANNA Worldwide speak. Bruce is a longtime friend; we go way back! In fact, it was our pleasure to start two MANNA Feeding Centers in South Africa. MANNA Worldwide has grown considerably since its humble beginnings just 15 years ago. It’s nothing short of […]

Look Down, Look Around, Live Life

Years ago living in South Africa, a friend of mine came to visit.  At that time, both of us were young, fit, and strong.  We decided to spend a few days hiking in the Drakensberg Mountains in KwaZulu, Natal.  Having hiked this range a number of times I chose the beautiful Amphitheatre in the Northern […]