Weekend Full of Meeting New People and Blessing Old Friends

Weekend Full of Meeting New People and Blessing Old Friends

It is now Sunday evening, almost 8 pm and we are sitting in our quiet apartment, relaxing after an incredibly full weekend.  The team from Canada arrived this morning and we will be introducing them to you as well as  writing much about their experiences here over the...
Two Girls and Two Futures Forever Changed

Two Girls and Two Futures Forever Changed

On our first trip in the spring through the early fall of 2008, we spent a lot of time at an orphanage about 40 minutes away from our home. While there, we have the privilege of meeting and spending time with many children. However, often God directs us to one or...

A Weekend with the Children

One of our greatest joys while here is being with the children and that is just what happened this weekend. In past trips here, we spent about six hours a week in a local orphanage, teaching English, taking the kids on outings and just loving them. In December, these...
First Days in Central Asia

First Days in Central Asia

Many days when we were here before, we experienced all the emotions. Today was a stark reminder of those emotions we encountered when the depth of the need of people, the grave reality of their suffering is right in front of you. We left our city and drove about 20...

Arrival

David and I arrived safely and uneventfully early Wednesday morning. And, yes, all of our luggage arrived this time- the first time. We spent the rest of Wednesday resting and organizing our apartment and meeting with the Wright family. Thursday, we went to the...