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First … and the only

DAY 2 – 2014 Zimbabwe International Convention The brotherly association continues. We exchange gifts with many that me meet. We brought post cards that featured a picture of a congregation in Alabama and it had a link to a video … Continue reading

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“I’m Marvelous and he is Clever”

DAY 1 – 2014 Zimbabwe International Convention We wake with excitement as the first day has arrived for our reason of traveling 8000+ miles – Christian fellowship and Bible education with those from many nations, languages and ethnic groups. After … Continue reading

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Agri-cultured

The next day’s experience is visiting a market and one of the villages some distance from Harare. The market is similar to what we would call a flea market. Carvings, men’s and women’s clothes, traditional attire, music, household items, food, souvenirs. … Continue reading

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יהוה fo esuoH

…Yes, that’s right. A gathering at the rainbow – the Rainbow Hotel. We have arrived to enjoy food and fellowship. We are treated to a show of Zimbabwean music and dancing. One dance told a story of daily life in … Continue reading

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Good Hope

Rise and shine! Time to break my overnight fast. We head to the hotel restaurant, joined by other delegates. Ever heard of sadza? It is a cooked cornmeal that is the staple food of Zimbabwe and usually made from white … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,200 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Im·pressed

My first full day in Zimbabwe begins in search for an iron and ironing board. I packed my clothes so tightly in one duffel bag and a carry-on sized suitcase; every bit of clothing is wrinkled. I call to the … Continue reading

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TPA, USA –> HRE, ZIM

August 15th, 2pm. It’s time to check in for my flight itinerary. Tampa to Washington, D.C. is the first leg of this trip. Well…Dulles International, but that’s close enough. I begin to check in and see that my flight for … Continue reading

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私はパラダイスでお会いします!

The final morning of the 2014 Atlanta International Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses has arrived. I scarf down a sweet red apple. Our luggage is packed and already in the car. We have checked out of the hotel and our journey … Continue reading

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July.19.14

It’s Saturday morning, breakfast is a banana and a protein bar.  I stand at the hotel room balcony…14 floors up…pondering and staring at the Georgia Dome in the distance.  What encouragement will we receive today?  Any new releases? How many … Continue reading

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