Category Archives: Fulani/M friends

H is much better

My dear friend, H, was suffering from heart problems for the past few months.  It turns out that the medication she was taking was outdated and not helping her.  She’s now on still full strength meds and we talked and

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Ramadan prayers

As Muslixms respect their month of fasting, let’s pray that God will reveal himself fully to them, that they would understand that the Messiah has come and loves them, regardless of works.  Just grace.  Grace.

I am following a prayer

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Our friend HH is having heart troubles

One of Aleta’s best buddies, HH, has recently been quite ill with her heart condition.  She, along with many, many Fulani refugees, has no source of income.  Our colleague from CAR days, Kim C., was able to get some money

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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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Layha; celebrating the Lord’s gift of a ram for sacrifice

Roy and I went across the river on Sunday to join our Fulani friends in the celebration of Layha or Eid-Al-Adha, the feast honoring Abraham’s willingness to give his son and God’s provision of a ram in the son’s stead. 

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Joy, joy, joy

Roy has been waiting for years for this orchid from Ecuador to bloom.   He didn’t even know what it was going to look like when he brought home a bit of root.  The waiting paid off, don’t you think?

Here

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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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At H’s house this month

We are talking about Jesus’ last day, the cross, and then the resurrection at our ladies’ group this coming month.  We’ll watch the Jesus film in Fulfulde after that and I’m hoping and praying for deep, heartfelt reactions to Jesus’

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Bridges

Roy & I just went to visit our colleagues, BB & S, in their village in Cameroon.  You might recall these are the gifted friends who have rebuilt their lives with Fulani friends and ag co-ops in spite of being

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