Hello, from the Dickinson "hospital". All 3 of our kids came down with some kind of virus this week, and they are still fighting it. My Sarah, who is ill, and who listens to a lot of Bible stories just asked me if it was ok to "CURSE THE DAY I WAS BORN?" I told her no, that I BLESS the day that she was born. =) Besides my normal nausea, I must have some kind of other virus, so can't keep much down. =( I tell you what, I'm in the DEPTHS OF DESPAIR....to quote Anne of Green Gables! =) There is NOTHING that sounds good to eat. My helper, that comes to help me a couple days a week, doesn't know how to cook, and I am NOT in the mood for Colombian food anyways. Normally I like their food, but right now I want some of my Moma's GOOD SOUTHERN home cooking, or at least some good ole USA food! Please pray that I can get better enough to cook for my family, or that God will send me an angel to cook for us. Noah, who has never seen his mother sick like this, and is used to me making good meals and goodies quite often, just asked me if I could PLEASE make some cookies. He said, " I want some cookies with oatmeal and choc.," (no bake cookies.) I told him that I couldn't right now, and he said, "Well, Kimberly can or Sarah, or even I know how to." Bless his heart! Phillip, understandably, is gone a lot with having 2 churches here, and it's hard for 3 children under the age of 9 to run the house and cook decent meals. I never dreamed how desperate I would feel being sick and pregnant and not able to cook, so far away from the USA and my family. I mean if I lived in the USA, most of the time I would have someone close that could come over and cook for me and help me, but if I have any Colombians over to cook, THEY WILL COOK FOOD THAT SOUNDS SO NASTY TO ME RIGHT NOW! Today, my lunch was INSTANT MASHED POTATOES! I'm not trying to complain, I think that if I didn't know that y'all were all praying for us, I would despair. I don't know how long I can keep up feeling sick and not being able to cook for my family and I. We have to eat, but right now we are surviving on quick packaged soups or oatmeal, etc. UGH! Sorry I'm not blogging fun blogs right now, but this is where I'm living, so I'm giving y'all an update. =) I'm VERY happy that I have a precious little baby and that is the reason for my sickness, and that I don't have a terminal disease, like others are having to face. I'm trying to pray for those dear people while I lay in my bed, I cannot imagine how they are suffering. So, Thanks for those prayers, and PLEASE keep them up. I know that God has not forsaken me and our family, and I'm still praising Him in the midst of it all. Thanks for being there for me!
Dec. 18th, 2015 found us coming back to the U.S.A. from South America, but to continue working as full-time missionaries with our mission. With our Children's age, we have been planning for years to come back at this time. We remain under appointment with Global Holiness Mission to continue serving Colombia and Argentina. We will be making trips to teach, preach, and disciple the nationals on the fields. Now that we are serving our people with missions trips from out of the States, we will also be ministering via digital and written ministry in Spanish and English for those that are on the field. We so appreciate all of y'all's prayers for us! None of this would be possible if it weren't for a team effort of you and others like you. God has been doing great things, let's ask and expect more from Him!
~Baby Abigail's birthday cake~
~Give a Lady a Fun Pair of Shoes...and she'll be your Friend for Life!~
~My Fun Rainbow Cake!~
For Elijah and Mary's graduation using the colors of Crayons.
Super moist choc. cupcakes w/ mocha icing!~
Click on picture for recipe
~Our baby Abigail Elizabeth~
This is her hospital pic...less than 24 hours old.
You are welcome to take a peek into our exciting lives! We have served Jesus for nearly 8 years in Colombia and nearly 2 years in Argentina! Now that we are serving our people with missions trips from out of the States, we will also be ministering via digital and written ministry in Spanish and English for those that are on the field. We so appreciate all of y'all's prayers for us! None of this would be possible if it weren't for a team effort of you and others like you. God has been doing great things, let's ask and expect more from Him! We are a close family that loves to do things together. Those things include sharing God's love, going places together, baking and having company, singing, and thanking God for each moment! We are delighted with our 6 sweet children with which God has blessed us, and love being a "team" for Jesus! ~Heather~