Monthly Archives: April 2014

Urgent Prayer Request for Toshi

Hi all, I’m taking a break from my Cuba meanderings to ask anyone and everyone so inclined to please join in this prayer vigil over the next few days for a dear beloved friend of my brother and sister-in-law. I … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Final Word – A Very Long Backstory

This post has come out of several days of praying and pondering. There are no pictures. And I apologize for the length of it, but it comes from my heart. A Very Long Backstory (why we go to Cuba) When … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Part 7 – More Misc Memories

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been back a little over two weeks already. We’re still adjusting to being home, and still missing our friends and the laid-back life we were enjoying during our stay there…silly things like swimming in … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Part 6 – The Games People Play

So, I have to admit that I don’t have much to offer on this particular blog. Not because I didn’t try, but because, well, there are only so many pictures of domino games I can get away with showing. I … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Part 5 – Flower Power

Those of you who know me know how much I love flowers. Flowers are one of my favourite symbols of life and resurrection. Flowers constantly remind me to open my eyes to see and cherish the beauty all around me. … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Part 4 – Animals Too!

This year, animals seemed to be a bigger part of our lives there.  Everywhere we went, there too were animals. Maybe part of that was because more of our families out in the village are raising more animals (a good … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Part 3 – Lily

Lily. Many of you “met” Lily in last year’s series on Cuba (here). And many of you helped pray for Lily when we found out this past November that she was in hospital in critical condition. A lot of people … Continue reading

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