Squash Soup and Family

I wandered over to the dining hall on Saturday morning before Christmas. “Tita” Pat was busy packing baskets by placing herself in the last step of the process to make sure each basket had the right things and they looked “right” before the wrapping paper went on. The next day… Continue reading

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The Cries of Hearts

  Faylene spoke softly that morning, “I don’t know what I will do when we return to a quiet house.” She is already feeling a pull on her heart as she thinks about missing children’s voices in the early morning when she returns to the United States in a few… Continue reading

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Angels, Aliens, and Demons

I regularly walk through the school at my mission station in the Philippines. Those walks remind me of who I am writing for and why. Since it was near the end of the school day and a break time, I stopped in one of the classrooms, which is also a… Continue reading

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The Heart of Home

Early September 2017 Report from the Philippines (IFL) The mechanics of this mission trip were not easy. Preparation was arduous and took days. Other tasks interfered. There was no rest until we were on the flight, and that rest was limited. The director (Pat) of the Institute of Foundational Learning… Continue reading

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News from the Director

This little ministry continues its work in the Philippines, as evidenced with new boxes being packed with items for the Institute of Foundational Learning in the Philippines. We are also packing items because more permanent quarters are being set up for us. I say “we” because Faylene Lawson is now… Continue reading

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