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A day in the life…

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“He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm places to stand” Psalm 40:2

I was laying in bed awake at 2 am thinking about our life here. I have been having stomach problems so thats also probably the reason why I was awake. I was thinking of our children and the reasons why we are where we are today. We receive emails every few days with people saying how amazing we are and how can you do what you do? and you are so brave…I’m always thinking if people knew how my life really is, its probably nothing much different than them …except maybe the location.. and i don't particularly feel like my life has the impact it should have some days.. I haven’t been feeling brave or strong.. and because we are missionaries we sometimes feel the need to be strong and also spiritualize everything we do.  I'm not famous, I'm just a missionary, a wife, a homeschool mom and ordinary person in about every way imaginable. Im not Amy Carmi…

February Morsels

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Recently we began door-knocking evangelism in the area that our church is in called Mwenyekondo (Indian with a spear).  This neighborhood that surrounds the church has thousands of one-roomed homes. The dirt roads that meander throughout the neighborhood seem more like blood vessels spread  throughout a body than a organized grid. It is fitting because the place is teeming with life that is in desperate need from a touch from God.  

Many of the people in this neighborhood have home-made distilleries and have bars connected to their homes. A lot of people don’t go to church so it’s a great place to minister and a huge open door. We met a sweet lady named Lucy on visitation 3 weeks ago. She barely speaks English, has one child, and lives with her husband in a one room house as part of a group of 4 houses that have a shared bathroom. Amazingly, she came the next day to our midweek service and hasn’t stopped coming for the past 2 weeks. She is our first fruits of Door Knocking. It was so r…