This morning it occurred to me again just how long life can take over here as I did some of my morning routine. For example, I don’t think that making coffee takes any longer here than in the States because we have an automatic coffee maker here in the guest house. However, other things do […]
Our son stood there, all soaped up and ready to rinse off. So we turned the faucet to on and watched a little dribble come trickling out to nothing. Uh-oh, the water tank was dry.
The hot moist air that blasts us when we step off the plane, isn't foreign, it's a welcome home hug.
How do you say good-bye? Farewell? Until we meet again? Well in the Lusi language you identify who is staying and who is leaving. And since Lusi has a few more pronouns than English, you can be very specific about whether the person being talked to is included or not. We are getting ready to […]
Thanks for praying for our safety as we travel while on home assignment. Your prayers were heard and answered last Friday. That morning after dropping the kids off to spend some time with grandparents, we were on our way home. Interstate traffic was busy. We were in the midst of passing an RV when it […]
We’re thankful for good teeth. They are one of the things that we tend to take for granted until something goes wrong. One of the things we have done while we’re on home assignment is to have our teeth looked at by our local dentist. It’s one of the blessings here in the States, to […]
This is part of my journal entry for Wednesday, January 19, 2005. It is pretty much as I recorded my thoughts and memories that day. While we can talk about it humorously now, we mean it when we say, “This event is an excellent example of God’s protection and care, how He watches over us […]
Kicking and screaming we are being pulled into the electronic age. Okay, we both grew up in the era when computers were a novelty and learned everything the hard way, by doing it. I can still remember when 28k was huge, we used floppy disks, and sometimes even a cassette tape. So one thing you […]