I also took the opportunity to update the pictures on our blog. So if you didn’t get enough you can check out the photo section of our blog for more.
Archives for December 2011
We took our trip to out of the city this past Sunday. As we left, we prayed that on this trip we would be able to make a decision about moving. We feel like God answered that prayer. Joel and I left this trip at peace with moving forward with the move. We believe that […]
Our church is very small and Saturday was the first wedding they have had in a while, so it was a BIG event. It was fun to see a little bit of Senegalese culture. The true Senegalese ceremony was held out in a village (someday we will see one of those too), so this ceremony […]
This past week I made a crucial error. I started looking at the wind and waves around me and just like Peter, I began to sink. This week the wind and the waves seemed even larger than normal. The little frustrations added up quickly. – I came to realize I will always have at least […]
Tyler Waiting for the Ethan’s bus today, Tyler chose to sit next to our neighbor rather than next to me. He jabbered away with him (in his own language) while pointing at all the cars that passed by. Tyler shook hands with everyone who passed and sometimes would greet them in French. I began to […]
Entering this week, I felt like I hit a language plateau. It is easier to feel progress at the beginning of language learning, but in the middle the gradual increase becomes painfully slow. 5 hours a day we sit in class and I desperately try to form sentences from the words that I know to […]