Monthly Archives: January 2018

Back at Gamboula

Please pray for our Fulani friends in C.A.R.  We’ve heard news of bold harassment in our town very recently, and even though no one has been injured, it has set back the encouraging movement forward toward peace of the past …

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May we choose people over possession, justice over power, and love over fear!

Daughter of dear friends John & Jane B, Christi Bolanos Rooke  posted an inspiring note on Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday.  Along with the MLK Jr. quote that I was familiar with was this sentence at the end of Christi’s …

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Visit to precious friends in Lesotho

Wow, what a sweet time we had visiting friends in Lesotho!  It was well worth the hassles of crossing the border, checking in and out of South Africa and Lesotho…  We found ourselves in line with some very interesting characters.   …

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Gifts of skills

When we were first married, Roy worked on a construction/maintenance crew with the L.A. Flood Control District.  I was in nursing school and he was taking college courses at night, working like a dog full time during the day.  His …

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We had a lovely Christmas, and we paid attention to this list somewhat – maybe we’ll do better next year!

Grandson Sawyer made this great manger scene with legos – quite the jump from his normal crazy creations.

We had …

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When something is over the top, people on the south coast of South Africa say it’s “hectic”.  This photo below is what you call hectic wind.  We use 6 clothespins for one towel, and even that sometimes comes undone.  Imagine …

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