Here are a couple of pics for your weekend enjoyment...
One thing we're going to have to get used to in the months ahead is humility. No matter how proficient I will want to look in a new culture with a different language, it will be obvious (sometimes painfully so) to others around me that I am not proficient at all. I may think I... Continue Reading →
Today in the mail we received the girls' passports, so now we have a matching set! We could leave tomorrow if we wanted to... Well, we could, if it weren't for the financial support thing. And the fact that it takes a few months to get a visa. And we still have a house-full of... Continue Reading →
This is Buddy (the pug) and Sassy (the cat). Since Abigail and Kaitlyn aren't coming with us on the trip, we decided they could send some "scouts" along with us. The girls love stuffed animals, and these are two of their favorites - we were surprised they'd let these two go for a whole week!... Continue Reading →
I think if all of us raided our attics and closets, we would all realize just how much stuff we have that we don't need. I don't think it would take a trip to a slum in a third-world country to accomplish this. I can't count the number of times in the last week I've... Continue Reading →
We have loved living in this house, but for some reason I didn't realize how much I'd loved it until I started seeing blank spots on walls where pictures had once been. It's not as true here in Kenbridge as in other places we've lived, but in general people place a lot of stock in... Continue Reading →
This yard sale gives us a chance for thanksgiving. A lot of these things that we're selling have history. When we look at those things, we can cherish the memories behind them, give thanks, and pray that the next owner will find similar blessings and memories. I know it's not Thanksgiving for another few months,... Continue Reading →