Looking Up

I am excited to say that things are finally beginning to look up around here. We have now had two crisis-free days at the boarding hostel, which is a really big deal! The internet is working at home again, which is a huge blessing, and I've been feeling more at peace and rested the past couple of days. On top of that, I am seeing relationships beginning to grow between me and several of the new boarders and some of them are showing a growing interest in living for Christ. Thanks so much to all of you who've been praying for me and sending encouragement my way. If you only knew how helpful it is for me. I am truly blessed to have such wonderful people in my life!

I haven't been taking many pictures lately and definitely need to change that. I did take this picture this afternoon, though, of my sign language students and our guest, Monty. She came and helped me teach the students today and they were thrilled to have her there and show off their growing sign language skills. :) Another special part of the afternoon was when Monty gave all of the kids a "sign name". This should only be given to someone by a person who is deaf, so it was great that Monty was able to do that for the kids. I hope this afternoon is a memory they will hold as dear to their hearts as I will!

And here's one more. This is my precious class on "Friendship Day" (aka Valentine's Day) when they didn't have to wear their uniform to school. Don't let those boys fool you...they may try to look like tough guys, but they are total sweeties!

1 comment:

botho said...

hey sis
i spent the wholr morning reading your blog since it has been a long time since we last talked, was able to catch up with ya world. you are a blessing and happy to have met you and to call you my sister in Christ

i dont know if i have sent this link to ya; www.read-aloud.webs.com