Oh! We’re going to Barbados!

Last month Soeurs Holt and T attended Mission leadership Council via Skype. This week they were able to attend in person in Barbados. Mission Leadership Council is where all of the missionaries called as Zone Leaders and Sister Training Leaders meet together to discuss how best to move the work forward in the mission. Councils…

Valentine’s Day threw up on my desk!

We mentioned last week that Soeur Holt’s Valentine’s package arrived the day Soeur Heno was leaving Guadeloupe to go to Barbados. This week the internet connection was better so we got some more photos of her new flat and saying goodbye to Soeur Heno.   We may have gone slightly overboard with the package: Thank…

And then there were three!

The big news of this week is that Soeur Holt has moved area and has two new companions. Soeur Heno’s knee problems have been slightly worse than we have suggested. This is highlighted by their shopping trip on Wednesday: The sisters then picked us up and we went shopping which was hilarious because Soeur Heno…

Surprising and breathtaking

The weeks are settling in to a kind of routine for Soeur Holt as she acclimatises to Guadeloupe. There are things that surprise her and take her breath away. Surprising?: I saw a lizard outside our window one night and there was a centipede outside our apartment one night…. apparently here they are really poisonous!!!…

Je suis rouquine! Je suis la personne la plus blanche de Guadeloup!

Many of the same themes continued into Soeur Holt’s second week in Guadeloupe- study, teaching, visiting with people and, food! We also began to learn a little bit more about her everyday life as a missionary. Soeur Holt sent us a photograph of her planner- a typical day. On it we see a list of…