Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Just a little update

Thank you to those who have been praying for our apartment situation. We looked at a few leads yesterday but they all fell through right around bedtime. Then right before we were about to go to bed, Hetee's phone rang with another lead. We will go and look at it today. We are down to the wire and having to wait is not easy for me. =) After the move we will be in Ulaan Baatar for a week of ministry so we really need to get this thing going.

School has been going great, now that we're all adjusting. I still have to plan a lot but the kids seem to be enjoying it. Every day I pray for God's wisdom and I can feel the Holy Spirit directing me as we go. We have our days but all in all, it's been good.

We have been memorizing Scripture more as a part of school, which is something I've been wanting to do. At first I didn't think Kenny (3) would be interested, but he has become very good at it and can memorize and quote as good as anybody. So far the kids have memorized 3 Scriptures. I hope to memorize about 30 throughout the school year.

I'm so excited about a new project that myself and my G12 group of women will be starting soon! A little background: About a month ago I got a call from an OBGYN who goes to our church. She was calling from work to ask for help for a woman who had given birth but was unable to take her baby and go home because she was so poor and had absolutely nothing to clothe or wrap the baby in. Since Mongolian mothers swaddle their newborns, the doctor asked me if I could send a swaddling blanket over right away. I sent over a couple baby blankets and some baby clothes but I was left thinking that there must be a bigger way that we can help. I found out from the doctor that this happens a few times a month so my ladies and I decided that we will help to provide for this need. We can't wait to get started and bless the community!

Well, I'm off to start breakfast and school. Have a good day all!


Marnie said...

What a great avenue of ministry. Do any of the ladies knit or crochet? There are so many things you could do. Crocheted blankets are so pretty and soft, if you have the yarn available.

BTW, you know the word verification that you have to fill in to submit a comment? Well, today it is "sister". I think that is very sweet. Even though we are half a world apart and have never met face to face, we are still "sisters" in Christ. God Bless you today!

Anonymous said...

Would love to see what you guys are planning to memorize. DS is 3 yrs old and I have heard that memorizing if really good for this age. Just don't know where to start.
Maggiecarson @

Sara said...

Wow, that is a VERY exciting opportunity!

Melanie said...

Maggie, I am using a children's devotional type book that tells us the weekly memory verse. I have it packed away for the move but I will try to remember to get back to you abou the name of it when we get back to it.

3 years is a great age for memorizing. Good luck to you and your DS!

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