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Bringing Light to one Bright Student
Monday, April 22, 2013      5 comments

Lillian is the top student in her class in a Tanzanian government school. She is exceptional. The conditions of her environment are challenging. She is part of a Masai fam... Read more
Be Light in a dark world (video blog)
Monday, April 22, 2013      4 comments

Lillian is one of the teenagers in the youth group I lead in our home. She lives without electricity in a home made of mud. My desire was to help her in her studies. They have a very important test next year. Only 14% of the students passed ... Read more
Oranges, Mango, and bananas!
Sunday, April 21, 2013      5 comments

Don and I went to the market yesterday, and found some of the most wonderful imported Oranges. These are like the enormous ones I used to get in Louisiana! We bought a bag... Read more
James 5:13
Saturday, April 20, 2013      2 comments

Thanksgiving: 1. For wonderful friends who help me along the way 2. Such a great salvation! Prayer: 1. We are still waiting for the biopsy report for Don. Plea... Read more
God wants us to soar
Thursday, April 18, 2013      3 comments

3 years ago I had both knees replaced. It was really a hard time for me emotionally and physically. To be brutally honest...I really had such a hard time and so many h... Read more
Tanzania news at a glance
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      5 comments

Tanzania for Jesus 16 Story Building Collapse on Good Friday and Mining disaster April 2 the... Read more
The Culture of Tanzania vs Weight loss
Monday, April 15, 2013      3 comments

We are not in Kansas any more..... Faced an unusual weekend. Two different Tanzanians came up to me to congratulate me on my weight loss, but made it clear that I shouldn'... Read more
I Can See!
Saturday, April 13, 2013      9 comments

Kaleb is one of the teenagers that comes every week for youth group at my home. The group started 2 years ago. It has gotten smaller, but the kids coming are serious about... Read more
House of Horrors (warning...very disturbing news story)
Friday, April 12, 2013      5 comments

Please forgive me for needing to say something about this issue. I am very sensitive about this myself. I found the article hard to read, but can't overlook the need to speak for those without a voice. I am not asking you to change your poli... Read more
Baby Steps = Lasting Change
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      6 comments

That was really me last July! It was not my heaviest weight, but I was sure out of control. It was not a pretty moment of my life. I was not planning to get this out of c... Read more
Praise Time In Tanzania (video blog)
Sunday, April 07, 2013      6 comments

This is where we ministered this morning! Tanzanians really know how to rock the house for Jesus! Seriously think we are missing a concept for a new exercise class. Move over Turbo Jam. Here is Jesus Jam! WooHoo! ... Read more
Saturday
Saturday, April 06, 2013      3 comments

Today has flown by. Day off from working out, but was active. Don has been bragging on me since yesterday. He took me out to dinner to celebrate. We split a fish sandwich.... Read more
The honor and accountability!
Friday, April 05, 2013      10 comments

That was me at least 10 years ago. It takes my breath away every time I see that photo of me. I threw away photos of me from my highest weight of 308. I still remember go... Read more
Shopping that proves a point
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      10 comments

New workout pants! My new ones on top of the old ones. Old size 3x American. New size 2x South Africa- this is more like XL in USA. We took our trip to Nairobi to sh... Read more
Update on Tanzania
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      7 comments

Arusha, Tanzania: More than 20 people are feared dead after rainfall triggered the collapse of an esc... Read more

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