Monthly Archives: July 2019

Celebrating Mom & Dad

You won’t find a sweeter, more caring couple than Roy’s mom and dad.  If you want to see an example of what marriage can be, they are amazing!  Their love for each other, for the Lord, and for anyone around …

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Our type A farming buddy, P

This woman is amazing, full of energy and compassion.  She is an avid gardener/farmer, one we have known since the time of our bible story/ag & health lessons in downtown Gamboula long before the war.  She is one wonderful success …

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Nathan’s visit

This has been a whirlwind week; Nathan Conrod and his two sons came to Gamboula for a visit.  The boys wanted to hang out with their good friend, Timote T., in his home village, and Nathan wanted to be with …

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Food for thought

Our colleague and buddy, Leanne, saw this on an office wall in the capital city when she was there last month on nursing school business:

Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success

Just a …

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Sometimes the CEFA cattle herd make their way from their pastures, through a left-open gate, across the bridge, and up the hill into the orchards.  I ran into them on my afternoon walk, and there wasn’t anyone around so I …

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Our dear friend and colleague has passed away

Our dear friend and colleague, Pastor B, passed away.  We were able to attend the wake, across the river, with a truck full of friends and family.  A burst of rain didn’t deter the goings on, but the construction of …

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3rd cataract surgery!

My friend M had to have 3 cataract surgeries!  NO, she doesn’t have 3 eyes, she had to have a redo on her 2nd surgery.  Something went wrong, but our eye surgeon took total responsibility and redid it for …

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New vision – innovation

This guy has to lean out his window to see the road because the hood of his car is piled up with merchandise to sell, BUT it’s raining, so what does he do?  Grabs one of the basins he’s taking …

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This week’s best

My eyes never cease to be surprised as I walk in the late afternoons around the farm.  Praise be to our creator God!

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No, Roy didn’t forget to complete the sign.  THE is tea in French – you don’t have to put the accent on upper case printing, while in lower case it would read “thé”.  The tea is actually growing well and …

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