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Youth and Sunday services
Sunday, June 24, 2012      2 comments

Had a wonderful time during the youth service. It's thrilling to see how they've grown in the Lord over the years. José delivered a message after he and Ruth led in praise and worship, and even I had to get up and do a little dancing (took ibupr... Read more
Traveling to a Home Away from Home
Saturday, June 23, 2012      2 comments

When my son-in-law dropped me off at th airport, he said I looked like an excited teenager. I guess love will do that! But I won´t be joining Leví till the 28th.Well, uneventful is a good way for flights to be. All flights were on time. I took a... Read more
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      3 comments

Transitions I am returning to Peru on Friday, for the 9th time. Each time has been different, and I think it's the Lord's way of keeping me from trying to "box" Him in or limit what He wants to do, where He'll do it, and how. I had my ideas o... Read more
Papa Eladio - Prayer Request
Friday, November 11, 2011      3 comments

Recently when I spoke to Levi, he shared with me his concern about his father, Eladio. Papa Eladio is 78 years old, and at various times has had one infirmity or another, and by God's grace has recovered. Levi said he's been having stomach probl... Read more
Me and Levi
Thursday, September 29, 2011      5 comments

I'm editing a previous post ("In a Relationship") with photos and more details. For those who want to know... I'd met Levi Utia initially in 1997 in Iquitos, (he's 5th from the left in the back row...I'm the gringa in back, wearing the d... Read more
Mission 2011
Sunday, September 25, 2011      4 comments
3bs4jyxRuB4 I just finished a chronological montage so in less than ten mnutes you can get an idea of what happened during my 10 week misison trip. Not bad!... Read more
In a Relationship!
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      9 comments

For those who want to know... I'd met Levi Utia initially in 1997 in Iquitos, but didn't really get to KNOW him know him till 2007. I admired and respected him then, and always heard good reports about him from others who knew him better. ... Read more
Here's to Mom...
Sunday, May 08, 2011      3 comments

who let me believe i was capable of doing anything I set my mind to who enabled me and encouraged me to develop my talents who didn't harp on my weakness in history since I was good at other stuff who disciplined me just enough so... Read more
Thursday, March 17, 2011      3 comments

It's been a long wait, through some difficult valleys, not the least of which involved my dear husband Ansel's deteriorating health. But now the Lord has called Ansel home, and I have been released to return to Peru this summer. For those of ... Read more
Memorial Service
Monday, March 14, 2011      4 comments

The memorial service for Ansel was wonderful. I had a lot of people tell me that it was such a joyful service. Some came because they were his friends and family-in-Christ me; many came because they knew me and were being supportive - like my su... Read more
Changing Seasons
Monday, March 07, 2011      4 comments

It's March, and spring is on the way...but winter doesn't just let go all at once. It has to throw a few snowstorms now and then, even when the calendar says that technically it is spring. That's how it is in my life too. I've just come out o... Read more
A Fond Farewell
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      8 comments

On Sunday Feb 13, 2011, my husband of 37 years went home to the Lord. It was a sweet passage - he went to bed Saturday night, and he woke up in heaven! I discovered he went home when, after my shower and first cup of coffee, I went to ask if he ... Read more
Just a little while...
Saturday, December 18, 2010      1 comments

Went through my photo gallery and decided it was time to put in different pictures...This time with a glimpse of passing years - my relatively skinny self in the mid-to-late 70's; the widening 90's...some mission pictures with special people: be... Read more
He Did It Again.
Thursday, December 02, 2010      7 comments

Jeremiah 32:17 “Ah, Sovereign LORD, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you." It's been a hard year, and time after time I have cried out to the Lord, "If You want my husband... Read more
Living and Dying
Saturday, October 09, 2010      6 comments

The last time I went to Peru in the summerof 2008, there were about a dozen people waiting for me at the airport. Many had arrived around midnight and made a little party o... Read more

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