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July 2, 2013

The Food Is Here

  One of the top four priorities for the schools we support was and is food for the children. After God connected us with the Haiti Support Ministry and Lou Hoeskstra we were able to work out about 5 months of meals as a first installment. The food arrived last week in Jacmel and we […]

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June 30, 2013

This Week’s Dinner Guest

  This week, Christella had supper with us.  She is the antithesis of Wilemson.  A real chatterbox.  We had a macaroni dish with cucumber salad.  She spit the cucumbers out in the trash (with permission) which means she has the makings of a food critic.  Too big of a leap for her palate I guess.  […]

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June 11, 2013

Espwa Timoun (Children’s Hope) 2

Children It is 6:30am.  The children have been up for about an hour or more.  I am watching as Samuel and three of the children carry empty 5 gallon bottles to the water purifier to refill them.  Having unlimited clean water is huge.  The water consumption by the children has grown exponentially.  The children are […]

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June 4, 2013

Blessings, Babies, and Little Boys

  One of the many churches we visit with teams.   Ginny Andrews and Omri. Little boy that wondered on to the Alabama House job site.   Many times we go to these Haitian churches thinking we are going to Bless them in some way. By teaching them new songs, doing Bible stories, or crafts. […]

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May 30, 2013

Espwa Timoun Village – Morne Oge, Jacmel

Just a quick note. The children are doing very well. They love their new home. Our living on site has been wonderful as it has helped us bond with the children and the staff. The community has also received us well. The other day, one of the gardeners from the community garden left 20 egg plant […]

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May 6, 2013

What did we do this week?

Plus we had a few friends over for dinner, went to church at Pastor Paul’s church, shared popcicles with my little street kids, made sure John and the Mulligans made it to the Jacmel airport on time, contacted MAF to pick up a dear friend that is a missionary here, she is 29 weeks and […]

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April 20, 2013

What a week!

We had cows join our Church on the beach service!   We had a tennis pro teach Pastor Paul’s students, and a couple of the other schools tennis skills!     Our Children’s Hope children too! Beth, this one will give you a run for your money!!   The ladies from MI that we met […]

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April 11, 2013

The Alabama House-update

I wish you all could see what I see in my head!!! The house is coming along, walls up, roof going up, memories being made. The front is going to be old 1800 Jacmel style. With columns, old wooden doors with arches and wrought iron scroll security doors. It will have a wonderful front porch […]

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March 28, 2013

tearing down memories

On Friday March 22, 2013 the children moved into their new homes. Happy sweet faces all around. On that day also, Tommy started tearing down the old site. We took the youth from FBC Montgomery out to help. While there I walked around and took pictures…..and….remembered the first time the children walked through these gates. […]

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February 1, 2013

The new Alabama House

Brush has been cleared, dirt moved around and stakes put up!! Yep…..the new Alabama House is in the works!!

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