Archive for November, 2011

As you can see, I picked up just a *few* books from the library to prepare for the trip to Rome. 😉 I’m excited to delve into these.

Next is a book I just finished, The Long Walk by Slavomir Rawicz. ‘The true story of a trek to freedom.’ It’s just that: an autobiography about 7 men’s journey towards freedom, their struggle for survival, and the pain and sorrow they encounter on the way. It’ll grip your soul. A must read.

Then there’s the book my uncle has lent me, Jeff Shaaara’s Rise to Rebellion. ‘A Novel of the American revolution.’ I’ve read Michael Shaara’s (Jeff’s father) Killer Angels and Jeff’s God’s and Generals, and both being very well written, I look forward to starting this one.

And lastly, My Life for Yours by Douglas Wilson. ‘A Walk Through the Christian Home.’ A quick, light read, but very helpful nonetheless.

Also, I am listening to The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens. It must not be a very famous one, seeing as I had never heard of it before – haha – but I’m finding it very interesting. I’m curious to see how it ends, seeing as Dickens died before it was finished.

Well, that’s my current reading list.

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This morning we got up early to say goodbye to these amazing people

Mr. Matt, Mrs. Elise, Anna-Kate, Helen and Thomas Peed

Here’s a few pictures from last week’s going-away party
The roast pig

Anna-Kate and Darcie-Anne

The Pastor and his wife

Helen and Rachel

The girls

Patrick and Thomas

I know God sent the Peeds here to be a part of the family at Bethel and to serve a special purpose. Now it’s time for them to move on – to bless those they meet up in Missouri. I know God has a perfect plan for them and I know they will do well where ever He plants them. But boy, it’s so hard to let go of sweet friends.

The Peeds have been a part of our lives for only 3 years, but it feels like we’ve known them forever. Their friendship is one we will carry with us always.

“If you tell me goodbye tell me tomorrow
’cause my heart can’t take that kind of news today
And am I a fool for believing
that tomorrow everything will be okay?”

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