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From Lora: When I was first dating Adam, one of my parents' biggest fears was that I would end up barefoot and pregnant in Africa. Look Mom and Dad, it happened!
Matimu has been learning his alphabet (not in traditional order) for a couple weeks now. He just learned "d" today and then wrote out both "mom" and "dad"!
Adam Willard: We finally made it back to Nosy Mitsio! A few troubles at the Port this morning, but we found quick solutions and calm seas for traversing the ocean. Now the east wind is free to blow on us as hard as it wants for the next couple months, because we're not heading back to the mainland until October.
An excellent article! I know it's a bit self-serving of me to share it, but honestly, this author says it better than any other I've read. Very succinctly sums up the different nuances between good ideas and not-so-good ideas with different types of missionary support. It's great to read if you're interesting in supporting Christian missions in any way!
6 Ways You Can Support Missionaries
Adam Willard: Our team is supposed to head back to Nosy Mitsio on Sunday. However, the east winds are already beginning to blow crazy strong (the super strong winds season seems to be starting a bit too early). So please pray that God would calm the winds, or give us wisdom in choosing when to travel.
When it rains, it pours.
In the last month, I've had my phone stolen, the lens on my camera broke, the battery on my laptop died and the charger is shorting out, and then last night, the coup de grâce: the internal hard drive on my laptop died. Lost some important work and other documents.
Well, at least I was able to buy a used hard drive in the downtown market today and am working on getting my laptop back up to full functionality. I have no idea why all this is happening at once! Maybe the salty air where we live.
When you go to another country, especially a hard-to-reach and mostly undeveloped one like Madagascar, you sometimes expect everything to be different. And so when you find a few things that are similar to what you already know, it can sometimes be comforting, even things as simple as the availability of Coca-Cola (for Lora) or […]
We have some good news that we’d love to share with you. Many of you have read or heard about some of the struggles we’ve had with transport since we moved to the small island of Nosy Mitsio in August…