28
Jan
2011

Harmattan.

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This is not my first experience with the Harmattan. We two were introduced during my first trip to Ghana. At that time, we were houseparents at the Lighthouse Children’s Home. I noticed that the children started showing up at the breakfast table wearing coats and turtlenecks, and complaining that the fan was making them cold. [...]

I realize that sometimes I talk about projects we’re starting and then never finish the story. This is true for several reasons. 1. Things tend to progress slowly, and I have a habit of only wanting to post completed projects. 2. These projects make up our normal day to day life, therefore, I don’t always [...]

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23
Jan
2011

Last Sunday found us standing around with bated breath as a group of guys unloaded our container. If you missed it, check it out HERE. This morning it was good to once again be among the believers at CCC Eagles’ Temple. Today, they shared communion, and we found Pastor Ike’s message really interesting. We all [...]

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20
Jan
2011

Visitors

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Tuesday began the Great {Missionary} Spoiling Event. Some friends of ours from Canada arrived late Monday night for a few weeks’ visit. They came mostly to reconnect with the children at the Lighthouse, but they also graciously loaded down their luggage with all manner of treats for us. Just imagine…in my freezer at this very [...]

16
Jan
2011

It’s been about two months since we received an email letting us know that a big container full of farm equipment was packed and headed our way. By Christmas, we knew it was sitting in the port, waiting to be cleared. Last night, it finally arrived in it’s new home – ours! We were sad [...]

02
Jan
2011

It occurred to me as I was washing the dishes on my porch last night that we should set up some sort of prayer requests page on this blog of ours. Hopefully, it will happen some day, but until it does, you’ll see them here. If you want to quickly find out what our requests [...]

01
Jan
2011

Trucks in the Salad Spinner

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Isn’t it amazing how kids grow and learn? It was so fun when Elliot first started saying words {Mommy, Daddy, Uh-oh, ets}. His vocabulary has expanded at an alarming rate since then. Maybe “alarming” isn’t the right word. Then again, maybe it is! When you consider the number of times one needs to discuss one’s [...]