Monthly Archives: April 2018
Where do I begin? CAR has been somewhat unstable, to put it mildly, since this ongoing conflict began in 2013. We have left and returned many times, sometimes because of unrest, but mostly because of our normal travel plans. We …
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On the go!
Yesterday I had to catch Roy between devotions and the orchards, to get his signature on my travel papers to go on my trip across the river to visit Fulani friends.
Funny thing about these twice weekly trips – we …
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Please pray for R
My dear friend, R, is suffering with cancer, and soon will be at Mbingo hospital in northwest Cameroon, the best place to be for cancer treatment. I’m posting a photo of what she looked like in 2005 when she was …
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A visit from Paul Noren and Carl Elwood
When you get a visit from Paul Noren, you better be prepared to be entertained by stories and little known facts and fun little ditties that come to his mind as you talk. He and Roy can talk hours about …
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Worship at the CEFA farm
As we wrote about in our recent newsletter, we felt led to start up a Sunday morning worship service at the farm. There are many families that have joined us the last two Sundays, and we are excited to think …
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Nice to have a handyman for a husband!
The other day I turned the kitchen faucet on and water came gushing out onto the floor. Thankfully Roy was home, and he promptly turned off the water main into our house and got to work trying to solve the …
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Swedish medical visitors
We have a group of 8 Swedish visitors here with us, all medical young people; 6 are doctors, at various stages of internship and residency, 1 is a nurse, and leading the group is Dr. Isak B., who was here …
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When I read quotes like this; “it is difficult to imagine any future (sic – for CAR) other than one of deepening repression, growing famine, and spiraling warfare” or see, like I did this morning, a little 7-month-old, who looked …
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Work inspector visit
Roy was busy the other day pruning and thinning out his orchid baskets, when a chameleon calmly walked right up to him and proceeded to climb up the very orchid he was working on. No fear, no puffing up of …
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Hallelujah! He is risen!
I joined a small group of ladies to bring in the sunrise Sunday morning by walking around the village, singing Easter songs.
I watched as the full moon was getting lower in the west and the sunshine was starting to …
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