’Twas the week before Christmas

This week was very exciting for all of us and also for Soeur Holt, on Christmas Day we got to Skype. Because of sound issues we decided not to record the entire call but we recorded a short message from Soeur Holt. We were thrilled to see how happy she was, how well she looked…

A week of goodbyes (and a very important hello)!

This past week was one of goodbyes (and a very important hello)! The week started off simply enough with a trip to the airport in order to say goodbye to Elders Manasonga and Ballard who were finishing their two years. I don’t think I will ever get used to saying goodbye as a missionary- it…

Two eggs: a lesson in charity

  Some of you may have heard about the threat of Hurricane Irma. Although French Guiana is not in the hurricane’s path we pray for all the people of the Caribbean. We received the following message from the Herringtons: “The direction of the hurricane changes from day to day so for right now, St Maarten…

Talking with everyone- including her family!!!!!

This week was very exciting and emotional for Soeur Holt and for all of us at home. It was American Mother’s Day on Sunday so we got to Skype for an hour. We made sure that everything was set up the night before and that we could play the call through our television so we…

Emergency/ Surprise Transfer!

First, some really big news- this morning we received a phone call from President Herrington informing us that due to difficulties with Soeur Hootini’s foot over the past week we are going to have an emergency exchange meaning that I will stay in Abymes with Soeur Tepapatahi while Soeur Hootini will go to Baie Mahault…