Month: May 2010

Conversations About Moving…

Mikela: 6 years old         Rosie: 6 years old          Malaya: 5 years old         Gabriel: 2 years old Me: So kids – what will you miss the most in St. Louis? Malaya: Nana. Me: No IN St. Louis. Malaya: Courtney. […]

Farewell Party…

I praise God for the peace He has given my family and the staff. Finally I was able to convey why we were leaving. Maybe if I had done that a month ago, the last few weeks wouldn’t have been so confusing to them. All the St. Louis […]

Update on Yonel and Rosenakye

Yonel is in the Dominican right now. He is the lab tech that went unexpectedly into a coma. He is out of his coma! Praise the Lord!! He has opened his eyes. He has a feeding tube and is off oxygen. He will squeeze your hand but nothing […]

Weekend at the Mole…

Jose, Mikela, Rosie, Malaya, and I went to the Mole on Friday. Momma Gigi, Benna, and Jessica & Brandon (who run the Port-de-Paix campus) went with us too. We left at noon and were hoping to be there by 5pm. It was 7pm before we rolled into town. […]

Somber Campus…

It’s been a sad week here at the mission. We are no further along with Rosenayke’s paperwork. We have contacted some government officials and some congressmen – but so far we keep hitting the wall. No one on this side will help us and our time is so […]

Because He Still Sits On His Throne…

There’s a song they sing in Haiti all the time. If you’ve been here at all – you’ve heard it no doubt. Tout bagay deja bien (Everything is ALREADY good) Tout bagay deja bien (Everything is ALREADY good) Paske Jesi chita sou twone li (Because Jesus still sits […]

A Little Girl Named Rosenayke…

Rosenayke is 3 years old. She has retinoblastoma in both of her eyes which is a type of cancer. Her left eye has been removed (by Bill White this past week from the Eye Team) because of advanced cancer in that eye. She requires chemotherapy and cryotherapy to […]

Only God..

When our children act up – one of the first things we do is put them in time-out. I’ll send Mikela to her room and tell her I want her to think about what she’s done. After a while – I’ll go to her room and we’ll talk […]