Happy Thanksgiving weekend to you all. By now you’ve probably put away the fancy plates and packed up your mother’s silverware. With any luck, you have fixings for a few turkey sandwiches, my perennial favorite. In my family, we have a tradition of going around the table to share what we’re grateful for. You may have done something similar with your loved ones. Earlier this week I sat around the table with the kids and staff at Hope House to ask them what they were thankful f
I’ve enjoyed the fall colors this year. In Mexico the leaves change directly from green to brown - skipping the beautiful colors in-between! A few weeks ago our family went shopping for winter coats. As you can imagine, living in the middle of Mexico, we have never really had a need for them. But this particular morning when we woke there was frost on the ground and the temperatures were below freezing. All the girls are glad to finally own their first winter coat.
November is normally a month were people ponder the good things in their life and express gratitude for these blessings. As we reflect and contemplate these blessings, we want to thank you for your support and prayers. Your faithfulness has been a blessing to Hope House and Shepherd’s Heart this year. Your partnership helps provide not only shelter, food and clothing, but a loving home for many boys. Chuy has the opportunity to pursue his love of music Carlos and Jorge have
The last 6 months our family has experienced a constant wave of emotions. Cleaning out 16 years of life in Mexico, we packed anything that would fit into our van, sold items that could not make the trip, and threw out tons of miscellaneous junk that somehow crept into the nooks and crannies of our Mexican “home”. Midway into our one year sabbatical, we are continuing to clean out emotional clutter that had also crept in during the long season of missionary service. As we debr