1st World Problems

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The ice maker has not been working at my house for quite a while now.  First, the ice dispenser broke, so the ice no longer fell conveniently into my glass.  What a hassle! I had to OPEN the freezer door and grab ice with my hand!  Well, horrors of horrors; what followed next was the ice maker died a slow death.

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A Little Story From India

 

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Finally, a post dedicated to pastor R.

Pastor R. lives in the slums of India. When he, his wife, and daughter first moved into the slums, they were greeted with harassment. The people didn’t want them there so they dumped their trash outside their front door and cut the locks on their home.

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India, It Leaves A Mark

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It is hard to believe that I have now been home from India for one week. Sleep has returned to normal which is a welcomed event. I also had the extreme joy of worshiping with Trinity C.C., my home church, on Sunday. I am grateful to God for the weekly worship with my church! Sadly, this can so easily be taken for granted.

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Learning Generosity…. From Those Who Have Almost Nothing

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Tim was so kind to “invite” me into his blog.  This trip is possibly convincing me that I should get on Facebook :)
Tim has provided some wonderful glimpses of what this trip to India India povertyis like.  It is my 5th time here, but the poverty never gets easier to take in.  It’s everywhere; it’s

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5 Aspects Of Grace That Stand Out For Me Here In India

Again, quick post as I am writing at 2:30 a.m. India time / it is 5:00 p.m. EST.

While, I do desire to post about the mission trip itself, I also think it is important for me to share a few personal items in an effort to give praise to God.  So, here goes…..

There are 5 aspects of grace that I am thanking God for regarding this trip.

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Quick Post From India

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Elephant walking down the middle of the street.  This pic was taken out of our front window.

I wanted to shoot out a quick post from India. Our schedule is very full so perhaps I can make a few quick posts when there is time.

Taxi cab leaving Mumbai airport. The traffic is indescribable! The luggage goes on the roof.... and yes, it is monsoon season.
Taxi cab leaving Mumbai airport. The traffic is indescribable! Luggage goes on the roof…. yes, it is monsoon season.

The road to arrive in Ahmedabad, India was long (Travel time was in excess of 26 hours) As you might imagine, it is an exhausting trip and yet, we have felt the Lord’s strength. Upon arriving at the ministry (the

 

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