Monthly Archives: December 2019


We had a lovely Christmas, full of friends and family, carols and candles, and we hope you did, too, remembering always the real reason for Christmas.  God’s love.  God’s free gift of grace.  As we look forward to 2020, our …

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New kids on the block

Our first ever vanilla pod, coffee plants full of cherries, and a new flower are among the sights on the farm nowadays.

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Work goes on


Roy is not a person who sits still.  Holidays don’t stop him, and sicknesses slow him down only a little now that he’s older.  If he’s out and about without his cell phone (yes, it happens often though he …

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Another dear Fulani friend gone

We feel the pain of separation deeply when we receive word of a dear one passing away and there is no way we can just pop in and be with the family.  Since receiving word of H’s passing, we have …

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Soup kitchen shopping

It’s a privilege to help out with the work going on with Abounding Hope at the Masinenge settlement.  The soup kitchen cooks need groceries to make the healthy hot meals for the neediest community members, and what could be better …

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Almost out of water

Water is not to be taken for granted here on the South Coast of South Africa.  We have been without municipal water for some time, and rain has been very sporadic lately, but Roy and Zweli have been able to …

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