Consider for a moment what it was like the first time you saw a commercial jet up close. Then think about what it was like to climb aboard and take off for the first time in your life. Were you nervous? I know I was. For me it was in 1976 when I boarded a plane headed to Munich, … Continue reading Faith in Every Footstep
In 1952, Gene Kelley, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O'Conner started in the now iconic musical, "Singin' in the Rain". The movie, set in Hollywood in the 1920's, portrays struggles of the film industry as movies transitioned from silent films to "talkies". The three main characters were caught up in this transition and the movie depicts … Continue reading Singin’ in the Rain
"Give a man to fish and you will feed him for a day, Teach him how to fish and you will feed him for a lifetime." The origin of this oft quoted proverb is unclear. Some will say it is an old Chinese Proverb, or that it was penned by Maimonides, Lao-Tzu or Mao Zedong. … Continue reading Fishing
One of the unique things about serving as an MLS (Member and Leader Support) Missionary Couple in this mission (and perhaps other missions are similar), we are located away from the mission home and will serve in the same place for the entire 18 months. As we have pondered on this, we have come to … Continue reading Friendship
On March 18, 2019, our blog post was titled “Africa Hot!” due to the extreme hot and dry weather we were experiencing. It only seems fair that we now make a post on “Rain”, as we are in the midst of the rainy season and we have experienced A LOT of rain this week and throughout the … Continue reading Rain!
“But behold, I will show unto you a God of miracles, even the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob; and it is that same God who created the heavens and the earth, and all things that in them are.” - Mormon 9:11 Sometimes we tend to forget that our God IS … Continue reading Miracles
Last week in Tongo, I was sitting under the Mango Tree speaking with Rebecca Koroma. She got up to go to her home to retrieve some paperwork and I stayed sitting with 2 year old Grace sleeping in my arms. After a few minutes I looked down to retrieve something from my backpack and I … Continue reading Driver Ants!