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Other adventures…

16 Nov

After writing, I thought that I should be a little more clear on what else our “adventure” is like. The days are fantastic!  We are loving the people, the food, the culture, the views and seeing how God is at work here in Guatemala.  

Honestly though, the nights have been a little rough.  We often hear dogs fighting outside our door with loud barking, there are bugs we have never even seen before and then these HUGE cockroaches that run as fast as a bus.   One of the nights we arrived back to the house to have some very shady characters at the door.  It was very unnerving for all of us.  

We have sang songs, prayed for protection, screamed at bugs and tried to read until exhaustion to help us sleep better.  

As much as I like adventure, sometimes it is just tiring.  God is bigger than creepy men, annoying bugs and crazy dogs.  I am reminded again of Isaiah 41:10 “Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my mighty right hand.”

 

 
4 Comments

Posted by on November 16, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

4 responses to “Other adventures…

  1. Gwen

    November 16, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    Thanks, friend. Praying those dogs and bugs depart!

     
  2. Gail

    November 17, 2012 at 12:56 am

    You are brave indeed. I don’t even like thinking about the bugs! We keep you close in our thoughts and prayers. Love ya!

     
  3. Matthew

    November 17, 2012 at 1:25 am

    Will be praying for restful sleep. Will write more soon.

     
  4. Lori

    November 17, 2012 at 5:37 am

    Praying for you guys frequently. Lexi loves hearing about the adventures your girls are on and seeing the pictures.

     

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