I am writing from Portland, Oregon. We were in Tilamook, Oregon, this past weekend ministering at one of our supporting churches — Living Water Fellowship. We had a great time (since it was our first) getting to know the pastors and their wonderful church members. Thank you, Living Water, for making us feel so welcome!
This weekend, we will travel to Tacoma, Washington, to minister at Trinity Church and see another group of friends whose friendship we highly prize. John is with us and will accompany us to Tacoma. He has made the decision not to return to Haiti at present due to the escalating problems there. We ask for your continued prayers.
I had an interesting dream about three weeks ago. In the dream, I saw an old Haitian woman. It was evident that she had lived a very hard life. Not only were there furrows in her brow, but deep creases in her shoulders from carrying heavy loads for so long. She was offering some type of bread, that looked like a muffin, for me to buy. My heart was very heavy for her. Instead of offering to buy her muffin, I offered to buy TEN, thinking that she would greatly benefit from making a bigger sale. Instead of seeing relief, however, I saw anguish come over her and I realized that she represented Haiti. In her mind she was thinking, ”Where will I ever get the money to buy the products needed to make the muffins? Where will I find the pans to mix the flour and other ingredients together, and finally, where will I ever find a stove in which to cook them? Haiti has, not one problem, but layers and layers of problems due to everything from corrupt people in the higher echelons who wield much power, to a history of voodoo and witchcraft. This old woman merely represented the state of Haiti today. There is no one-size-fits-all solution.
However, before you are tempted to think there’s no hope for Haiti, I will share my other dream the Lord gave me many years ago about another Haitian woman which I believe demonstrates God’s plan for these people whom we have grown to love. This will be in my next post….
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Links for Giving:
Send Checks to: The Lord’s Table / PO Box 11049 / Goldsboro, NC27532 / (919) 751-8188 & please earmark your gift for Haiti.
Pritchard: firstname.lastname@example.org/ 910 703 3098 / Haiti: 011 509 4160 4096
Dana: email@example.com / 910 916 7229 / Haiti: 011 509 4037 5341
John: firstname.lastname@example.org / 910 581 0390 / Haiti: 011 509 3253 0595
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Jacksonville, NC 28540
(NOTE: Our stateside #’s do not work when we are in Haiti.)