Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Coming up for air

Baby David was 1 month old last Thursday. Not that I was waiting for him to be a month old to write an update or anything like that, just finally finding the time.

Please, please, please, little boy, stay asleep so I can finish this post.

There are many new and interesting experiences that we have been through in the past few months. Of course I would love to write about them, but find more and more posts staying unfinished. I think I will have to come up with a new system, perhaps taking 5-10 minutes a day to write just a short update.

The other day I was thinking about my English students from this past year; recalling their faces and personalities and the interesting conversations that we had. God only knows if I will see any of them again. Lord, will you bring any fruit out of it? Will any of them be saved?

And of course I can't reminisce about special people without thinking of the orphans. I can picture their mannerisms and the way they did their homework with me-some carefully, some hurriedly...some chatting away and others timid. Many grumbled about having to work on their English, but even their grumbling seems endearing now.

I took it as a good sign that I began to think of these "old" interests (as of a few months ago). The Lord has not taken away my heart for them and I can look to the future, even if it is only one day or one hour at a time.


  1. Baby David is a precious thing! You are doing a great job, mama! ;) The world of new motherhood is a craaaazy one, but it's overflowing with blessings. So glad you can look upon your "old interests" with fondness, I have no doubt the Lord will continue to use you in people's lives in such ways!

  2. Thank you, it will be interesting to see. I totally meant to post a baby photo and forgot, duh! Ha ha.

  3. Elizabeth, you bring good wherever you go; I am sure of it. I can't claim you "saved" me, but you certainly have been an inspiration in any number of ways, as I see you live out your faith so fully. I'm SO glad you are posting again!

  4. Thank you for the encouragement, but I'm sure the virtual me looks better than real life. ;)


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