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Tuesday, August 07, 2007

“He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end.” ~ Ecclesiastes 3:11 ~

I can’t wait to visit this land of riches called Ethiopia. Time to open my eyes to what a metropolis perched 8000 ft above sea level has to offer….so rich in history, beauty, hospitality…

I’m grateful.

 

 

Monday, August 06, 2007

Lately, I’ve been overwhelmed with being ‘content’. What more could I ask for than to be given the opportunity to live a dream. I’m so grateful for the past few months. I’ve learned so much about myself and what it REALLY means to let God take full reins. To make a long story short, God has opened doors! I’ll share all the details later over a good cup of coffee.

I will be leaving for a week of training in Ottawa and Montreal on the 21st of this month. Afterwards, depending on flight availability, I will leave for Ethiopia ASAP. I will be stationed in Addis Ababa, Capital of Ethiopia, for a 6-ish month internship. Due to the Canadian government affiliation with my internship, ON PAPER this is not a mission rather an international government post. However, I see this as a personal mission.

I don’t know what God has in store for me. I don’t know if I’ll get robbed. I don’t know if I’ll get Malaria. I don’t know if I’ll need to be Medvac-ed out like an acquaintance because of Mountain Sickness. I don’t know if I’ll be able to pick up the language. I don’t know how He plans to use me. I don’t know…

All I need to know is that HE WILL USE ME. HE WILL PROVIDE.

I’m going to miss Everyone so much! I get teary-eyed every time I think about saying ‘goodbye’ to family and friends!

I just invested in what I foresee to be one of my most expensive hobbies! Here are some samples of why it’s worth it! Since birth, I have always been a NIKON fan!

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