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Lights of the World

Friday, July 13, 2007      0 comments

I forgot to mention that yesterday morning before going anywhere, Fore and I walked to Refugio (and I must say Iīm pleased with how far Iīve come in fitness to trod uphill and down without feeling winded) where between the two of us we made some... Read more

How Excellent Are His Ways

Thursday, July 12, 2007      0 comments

Well, letīs see...Went to the radio station with Foreman and Abel Wednesday morning. I used notes from a teaching Iīd given in a few churches in 2004, called ALEGRIA (happiness, in Spanish), taking each letter to describe things to do for happin... Read more

New and Renewed Friendships

Tuesday, July 10, 2007      1 comments

Mistake - TOMORROW is radio. Okay, so, after yest afternoon at internet, Abel suggested rather than go home to get Mrleni, HE could navigate us to the market. Well, bear in mind, heīs not from Iquitos. But then, along came Brandon, Foreīs ... Read more

Making a Difference

Monday, July 09, 2007      2 comments

Well, continuing from yesterday...Marleni said that, since there wouldnīt be room for 4 in the motokar to go to the church, sheīd stay home, but I would bring her soemthing from Kikiriki. Now, there has been construction going on all over the pl... Read more

Catching Up

Sunday, July 08, 2007      0 comments

Friday after the internet, we ended up not going for Chinese - didnīt want to take another motokar. Rather, we walked to a restaurant Esli knew (took plastic) called The Yellow Rose of Texas - features Tex Mex as well as regional cooking. Fore t... Read more

Pleasant Days...

Friday, July 06, 2007      1 comments

Well, I stopped by the internet yesterday but didnīt post a "newsletter". In the morning I went with Marleni to visit intercessor Dora Tamani where we breakfasted on TOCINO (bacon - but lean, slab style) and platanos. Then we took the collectiv... Read more

Something New

Wednesday, July 04, 2007      0 comments

Well, yesterday after I had a nice nap, I asked Yeli if she had some nailclippers as my fingernails were getting a little ragged. But she wanted to give me another manicure (NOT your typical missionary agenda!) and paint them. So, as I was sitti... Read more

Surprising Opportunities

Tuesday, July 03, 2007      0 comments

Last year when I was here with Pastor Jorge Samelvino and a group from Lima, we werre given four days, an hour a day, of free radio time on the Christian station MIC here in Iquitos. I had wanted tomake a donation to the station, having benefite... Read more

Behold how good...

Monday, July 02, 2007      0 comments

Saturday night we had our pastoral dinner, meeting at Kikirikkiīs. I was delighted to see some familiar faces, and told them not to test me on the names of the new pastors I met. We passed a piece of paper around, arranged like a calendar, so th... Read more

Back from the Jungle Churches

Saturday, June 30, 2007      0 comments

We left Iquitos by LANCHA (large boat) on Tues, rather than the hoed for Mon, and LATE, so we arrived at the village of Jorge Chavez on Wed well after the sun had set. But I was delighted to see the familiar face of Pastor Augusto awaiting on sh... Read more

The best laid plans...

Tuesday, June 26, 2007      2 comments

Itīs so nice to have a trustworthy God so that when our own plans are foiled we at least know that those of our God do not. Marleni, Abel, Levy, and I arrived at the port in good time with our stuff. Ps Johel arrived soon after (Betti took the r... Read more

From Iquitos

Monday, June 25, 2007      3 comments

Well, When we arrived in Iquitos, I didnīt want to pay a porter to lug our stuff so between me and abel we hauled our luggage out to the curb where Foreeman was waiting. Hearing his characteristic whistle, I called to him , Toma tu bendita maqui... Read more


Saturday, June 23, 2007      4 comments

My thanks to all who have been praying ... keep it up! Sonia got me to the airport at 130, and my 420 flight left at 530, thus missing my 620 Chciago connection BUT I was put on the wait list for the 705, and JUST made that walking at a good p... Read more


Friday, June 22, 2007      0 comments

I got home from school yesterday all tired...but WIRED. I KNEW I wasn't going to be able to nap until I had somewhat finalized my packing. (I still ended up shuffling things from carry-on to Iquitos box to Lima box to carry-on). Of course I can'... Read more


Tuesday, June 19, 2007      3 comments

It's 3 days before I leave for Peru. I've bought all I'm going to buy, and will finalize packing Thursday night (okay, probably last minute adjustments Friday when I get home from school). I'm bringing workout dvd's and resistance band, trusting... Read more

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