What You Can & Can’t Eat Abroad


As I prepared my salad for our lunch today, I marveled at the variety of vegetables available for us to use: lettuce, radishes, okra, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, fresh peas, carrots, pickled red cabbage, and two different kinds of cheeses. I put my homemade croutons on the table and wondered at the beautiful and nutritious meal available here in this country. 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