I don’t want to get off this ride!

It is difficult with Soeur Holt being so far away to hear of any health issues that she has. But events of this week help us know that there are many people who love and care for her. Tuesday was interesting to say the least- to start off with we did studies as usual and…

How can we become ministering missionaries?

What we didn’t realise, and we’re not sure that Soeur Holt did either, is that even at this early stage of her last transfer there will be a series of ‘last’ things. A couple of events of the past week have highlighted just how short the time is. This was the last Zone Conference of…

A testimony reaffirmed

The Sisters’ week began with heading over to the Church for Soeur T’s English exam [this is for a certificate that confirms her proficiency in English and is taken by a lot of non-English speaking missionaries before they go home], simply a conversation with a computer responding to 15 questions. It took her about half…

Smoothies and exchanges

The weeks in Guadeloupe seem to have a different emphasis as Sister missionaries from around the mission come for exchanges. This week the Sisters from Guyane came and spent a couple of days. I had the opportunity to work with Soeur Krusher. I have not really had the opportunity to work with her that much…

A great end to a great week

The weeks continue to fly by and we love to hear from Soeur Holt. Her week began with a Georgia state themed lunch where Soeur Moore, who is going home in 2 weeks, taught us how to make the food of her home; Soeur t and I made lemonade with strawberries in as well, and…

Those who teach and serve often learn the most!

We were excited this week to see a picture posted on Facebook that showed that Soeur Holt received a parcel we had sent to Guyane. Zone conferences meant a movement of post that had arrived in the meantime in Guyane, I received my Christmas Eve package [the package was to be opened on Christmas Eve],…

A bright red Ferrari

As Soeur Holt settles into a new area we struggle to remember all the different people she refers to in her emails. We have to constantly refer back to earlier posts to remind ourselves who everyone is. So with that in mind we will start with an update on three of the people that Soeurs…

Déjà vu

Soeur Holt said goodbye to French Guiana and returned to Guadeloupe this week. So here we are again sat at the computers in Baie Mahault, the entire week seems to be haunted by a feeling of déjà vu, highlighted by the fact that yesterday evening we contacted a Jehovah’s Witness lady who remembered me from…

When you want me but no longer need me then I must go.

This week has been a wonderful week full of miracles in finding efforts and people we are teaching progressing. I was reminded of a quote from Nanny Mcphee where she says that when you want me but no longer need me then I must go. This is especially true as I received my transfer call….