Sunday, November 27, 2011

Good Times in Nampula

We had such an incredible time in Nampula, with my second cousin Marijane and her family. It has been over a dozen years since I've seen Marijane, so we had a lot of catching up to do. It was fascinating to see their life and ministry in Mozambique. We were incredibly blessed by their hospitality, generosity and amazing cooking. The boys had a great time together and it was hard to say goodbye. I can't get over God's goodness to us to provide "family" to spend Thanksgiving with.

Jon and Marijane

Marijane, and 77 year old missionary teacher Peggy, and I with our Thanksgiving spread

Our pumpkin with pumpkin pie (in Africa!) God is so good!

Playing in the missionary compound

Watch out for crocodiles!
Family shot in beautiful Montes Nairucu

Ethan and Annette

*Side note- if you read our previous post on our bus ride to Nampula, who will rejoice with us that we are taking a private MAF flight back to Pemba. Whoot, whoot!


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  2. You and Jason are so amazing and inspiring for taking this adventure with your kids. I am in awe of the hardships and joys you have encountered. You have such a positive and humble attitude towards them each thing you encounter. Your stories and pictures are amazing. I will continue to pray for your family.

  3. YAY!!!! We loved your family letter, and I know we all felt SO THANKFUL that you guys could be together with family, even though we couldn't have you at our family celebration...I LOVE YOU ALL, and am SO glad that you had a great Thanksgiving celebration!

  4. So glad that your time with family redeemed the crazy bus ride story! :) You all look great! We missed you at Granville Thanksgiving.

  5. sounds like a wonderful visit! Just read your other post about the bus ride... oh poor Josiah (and all of you!) God is good and I'm sure the flight home was super! Thanks for sharing!! Miss you all.