Sunday, December 31, 2006
A new year is an opportunity to be reminded of all that we cherish--
all the events that have been good for us (even the painful ones)
all the people we love
all the memories we hold dear.
A new year is also an opportunity to look forward to better times, better relationships--
a step closer to fulfilling our dreams.
May your hearts be filled with lots of reasons to celebrate! A very Happy New Year to all of you from all of us.
Friday, December 29, 2006
This is Estenley. Caught him in the act of eating a snack this morning. Estenley is bright, curious and quite a charmer. If my recent email appeal produces results, we'll be able to buy shoes for him and the other needy children in time for the school's opening on January 8th.
Thursday, December 28, 2006
Our first neighborhood is getting a dining space thanks to Food For The Poor. It should be done soon. Kitchen and food storage depot will follow. The room will have electricity so the older boys can study in the evenings and the younger ones can color and stay within the lines!
Wednesday, December 27, 2006
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Saturday, December 16, 2006
It's almost time for Christmas. One would be hard pressed to see the signs of that here. There are no holiday lights or decorations, no “deck the halls” and such music on the radio, no TV specials, no last minute shopping, no gaily wrapped packages under fake (or real) trees, no countdown of shopping days left. You know, it's kinda nice. One does hear choir rehearsals for Christmas liturgies and people do wish each other Merry Christmas and folks travel long distances to be home for Christmas and New Year's. It is much easier to celebrate the real event of our Saviour's birth here. May your Christmas be peaceful and joyful.