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Headed to South Africa; following God's lead!

It’s been a year!

One year ago TODAY we landed in South Africa. As with every part of this journey, there have been ups and down – goods and bads. Thankfully, we have learned and grown and are more prepared to live and love … Continue reading

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Our Adventure to the end of Africa

Over the festive season (Christmas), we (maybe I) decided to take a day trip to the southern most tip of Africa. This little adventure is about 3 hours from the valley so we got a bright and early start which … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from South Africa

So…I tried and tried and tried to send this video via MailChimp to everyone who receives our monthly updates. However, my limited technology genius failed. I was beyond my capabilities. If you receive our emails, I apologize for the fact … Continue reading

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I just can’t seem to get into the habit of posting anything. First, it feels like things are moving so slowly. Then, too quickly. Then, the heart break is too much. Then…hope abounds! Strangely enough for those living in the … Continue reading

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