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The Church hid in the Weeds
Saturday, July 19, 2008      6 comments

The photo is from a few years ago. I go on the road every so often and most of the time am invited at a local church. This is one of the churches I shared at. THE CHURCH HID IN THE WEEDS Just two little boys walking down a dusty la... Read more
Days that you just need your Mommy!
Thursday, July 17, 2008      12 comments

This has been a stressful week. Very busy and emotional. 1. Already feeling a bit hormonal. Maybe it is because Don is going on the road tomorrow. 2. Did a stupid thing and gave way too much money for a paper expecting change- like I... Read more
Teaching the children baseball
Monday, July 14, 2008      4 comments

Here is a photo from our team in the USA. We went to visit an international ministry for children. They help the very poorest of the children of this area to get food, medicine, and schooling. It was really fun to see the children playing wit... Read more
Here is what a Tanzanian road really looks like!
Saturday, July 12, 2008      4 comments

My dear hubby drives the big rigs all over Tanzania to get to the locations for ministry. He was sore and tired after the last 3 day trip home. Not all the roads are dirt, but even the paved roads are not perfectly smooth. Don said that ... Read more
How do you fit a thousand people into a tiny building?
Thursday, July 10, 2008      9 comments

Laela was a small village several hours away from a larger town. There was no electricity or running water in the town. It was amazing how many showed up hours before the teaching seminars would begin. Don said that by the time the team was t... Read more
What happens when the team is Testosterone laden:0)
Wednesday, July 09, 2008      2 comments

Don told me that while they were in Laela this month, they had a push-up competition. OH MY! There was one visitor from Norway who challenged the team to the contest. What Don didn't tell me, was that it was on the platform in front of a grow... Read more
Inspirational video to challenge us.
Sunday, July 06, 2008      2 comments

To those who say, I can't. We can ALL learn a message from these two. The son asked his father, 'Dad, will you ... Read more
Love your neighbor as yourself
Sunday, July 06, 2008      6 comments

I was thinking about that scripture. How manyof us use that scripture to preach about how we should love each other??? It is very easy to forget about the part that says we love them "AS" we love ourselves. It takes courage to finally tak... Read more
Happy July 4th!!!
Friday, July 04, 2008      3 comments

Celebrating with our friends today. Expecting around 26 people to come to our home. We will cook BBQ chicken and sausage. I have been smart about my day so far. We are going to light the fire for the BBQ in about 1 hour. So, it never ... Read more
Hubby home!
Wednesday, July 02, 2008      7 comments

Don made it in after 3 days of hard travel. He was attacked by tsetse flies yesterday. Poor team. They were in sweltering heat and had to keep the windows up in the car, because they were in the area with the very vicious flies. The bites of... Read more
Took advantage of energy today!
Tuesday, July 01, 2008      11 comments

Just want you to know up front that the level of energy I have today is not the norm for me. Don't have a clue why I feel like the energizer bunny, but I thought if I feel this great, I should just let the energy flow. I had planned to do ... Read more
Patience....Victory.......Patience.....Vic
tory.......Patience.......

Monday, June 30, 2008      7 comments

Let me set the records straight. I am in this for the longhaul. I am not going to quit and get mad if I don't lose weight or gain weight this week. I will take each step purposefully. I will keep the exercise and good eating habits no matter... Read more
Cobra Killed on roadtrip
Saturday, June 28, 2008      8 comments

It started with a river of tears trying to understand what to do next. Friends came to stand with me and let me know that they are praying for me. One friend insisted that I not just lay back and let everything continue in this financial crisi... Read more
REJOICE in the Lord Always!
Thursday, June 26, 2008      8 comments

And again I say, "REJOICE". Let your reasonableness be know to everyone. The Lord is at hand. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with THANKSGIVING let your requests be known to God. It was my ... Read more
The challenge to motivate each other this week!
Wednesday, June 25, 2008      8 comments

The challenge I am going to do myself and encourage others is this: We all love to be encouraged. Once a day when you post a message on the board, see who posted below you. Go to that person's page and do something to encourage them. Give t... Read more

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