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Toonana muParadhiso!

DAY 3 – 2014 Zimbabwe International Convention Finally blogging about the final day of the 2014 Zimbabwe International Convention. Another day of upbuilding, encouraging, associating and learning with brothers and sisters we hope to see again one day. We were … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Tissue

  After attending her regional convention, my wonderful soon-to-be mother-in-law said, “Make sure you don’t miss the Friday morning session. There is something very special, but prepare yourself.”  Weeks later, my fiancee, Karina [Hola, Loro!], attended her regional convention. She … Continue reading

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