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Eucharisteo is how Jesus, at the Last Supper, showed us to transfigure all things - taking the pain that is given, giving thanks for it, and transforming it into a joy that fulfills all emptiness.
"Why did it seem that when a person really started listening to God, others assumed that person had gone off the deep end? Maybe because God does lead us into unusual places." -From The Search by Suzanne Woods Fisher
"God doesn't convict us of sin just to make us feel guilty. Conviction is meant to move us to confession and repentance. After confession comes forgiveness. It's like the sun shining after the summer storm. There is peace and joy to be found in God." -from The Waiting by Suzanne Woods Fisher
Category Archives: Our Life in ZA!
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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Wherever He goes, we will follow!
If you follow us on social media or get our family newsletters, you know that this beautiful area that we live in deals with wildfires frequently. The very night we moved into our South African home we watched a line … 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 Don’t Like My New Normal
It’s been a while! I haven’t sat down to type out the words of my heart for a while – two months to be exact. At first, I thought that I had nothing to say; that nothing was happening. Just … Continue reading