A Monitor Lizard in My Pantry

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Lizards and deserts just go together.  When you have a porous house, the lizards freely come and go, and you live together in a kind of tolerant existence.  Continue reading

Another Miracle: Part 2

No potatoes, no fresh vegetables, no fruit – all of those fresh things were treats right after a market trip, but as time went on, they were consumed. Continue reading

Preparing a Table in the Wilderness

Psalm 78:19 is the verse that God used to make me willing to go with my husband to Africa.

Here’s what I was thinking. “My husband has picked the most desolate place in the world to take me and our six children; five of them boys who have man-size appetites. How will I ever feed them?!” And I hung back, reluctant, unenthusiastic, and unsupportive. Continue reading

“I’m Going to Run Away”

A friend at the French speaking church that we were attending in Quebec took me aside and whispered, “I thought you would want to know this…Jay told my son that if you persist in going to Africa, he is going to run away.”img600(2)

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