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Difficulty Breathing

I know when I (DeAnna) have a cold, especially the kind of cold that blocks my nasal passages, I realize how much I take for granted when I can breath out of both nostrils without obstruction. When Jonah was a … Continue reading

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Soccer Ball Flashback

We’ve said it before and here I (DeAnna) am saying it again.  Soccer is a very BIG sport in Cameroon and when soccer balls go outside our gate for neighborhood play, they get beat up quickly.  Joshua received a soccer … Continue reading

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Water Bottles

There are several new families and I like listening to them talk because they are seeing things through new glasses, in ways I can’t see things here anymore.  When I heard one Mom talking to another Mom about how many … Continue reading

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Papers

In 2008, we were starting our journey to become full-time overseas missionaries.  This hasn’t been easy for a girl like me who clings to mementos.  I grew up in the same small town, the houses I lived in that small … Continue reading

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August JLS Part Two

This is part two of the Joint Learning Session highlights. At the closing class presentations, Joshua was King Hydrogen.  His class learned about the periodic table and presented a play based on the periodic table. This is Joshua in his … Continue reading

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August JLS Part One

Every academic year is kicked off with a Joint Learning Session (JLS) that when homeschooled children and the children who attend the mission school have “school” together.  The focus is normally on a historic theme.  Below are some highlights. This … Continue reading

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Toothbrush Team

In 2008, we asked if anyone who receives our newsletter would like to commit to pray for Joshua and Jonah when he/she brushes his/her teeth.  We called this group of prayer warriors the Toothbrush Team.  One of the member’s of … Continue reading

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Intro to Bowling

I had a long story I wanted to share, but as I looked at the pictures I thought they speak volumes and I didn’t want to take away from that.  We bought a lawn bowling set and the boys took … Continue reading

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Year Two

On August 16, 2012 we awoke early to drive to Hershey, PA for Jonah’s outpatient amputation surgery.  In some ways it feels like a lifetime ago and in other ways it feels like only yesterday.  Just thinking about it all … Continue reading

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Back to School

A quote that has stuck with me for years is, “Days may be long, but years are short.”  I’ve found this quote to be so true.  Some days feel like they drag on or something happens and makes a day … Continue reading

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