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trip to Parintins (by Jaelah)

Posted by on July 17, 2017 in Brazil with no comments, please leave one

hi guys! so it’s been awhile huh? sorry to have left you for a bit! we’ve been busy around here lately on June 17th-June 19th i went on a trip with Dad to a city that is about 12 hrs. by boat from Santarém and 2 1/2 hrs. by plane. we took Pr. Nilton (a […]

Guest blog- Derek Steffen

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Brazil with no comments, please leave one

Hello everyone! My name is Derek Steffen and I recently got to spend time with Matt, Janelle, Mariah, Jaelah, Luke, and Sierra in Brazil, so they asked me to write a short account of my experience. For a little background about myself, I am originally from Alto, Michigan and I count myself very blessed that […]

Visitors

Posted by on May 2, 2017 in Brazil,kids with no comments, please leave one

hello friends!! it’s been a little so on March 23-29, we had the HONOR of having my BFF & her family come here to visit us! we only had 6 days together but they were super-packed, full-of-fun, laughing-all-the-time days. the best kind, right?!?! and, ok, there were some not-so-good moments because we’re all sinners, right? […]

#Lábrea2017

Posted by on February 2, 2017 in Brazil,Lábrea with 3 Comments

hello friends!  it’s been a little while! so this post is about a trip we just took. we went to the town we might move to (and some other towns as well) to ‘check it out’ & see if it’s where God wants us, etc. U. Scott & Auntie Aldine (a missionary couple that we […]

2016, Its Jaelah again

Posted by on December 31, 2016 in Brazil,kids with 2 Comments

dear friends, so you may be thinking, ‘ummmm, Jaelah? it’s New Year’s Eve today, why is the title 2016?’ and my answer, dear friends, is because i wanted to write a post about just that. about 2016. here is an excerpt from Jan. 1st, 2016, in my journal: ”this past year (2015) went by so […]

God is good

Posted by on December 6, 2016 in Brazil,kids with no comments, please leave one

friends, i have no words. many, many topics, but no words. life has been busy lately. really busy. our schedule is quite full…. but, it’s the holidays so…what to expect i guess?!? hahaha yet, even in these super busy times, i have been trying to find time to sit. to get off my phone and […]

this cross we’ve been given (by Jaelah)

Posted by on November 1, 2016 in Brazil with 11 Comments

                  this cross we’ve been given.  it is different than yours. it is difficult. meeting new people & then having to move on, because God is calling us somewhere else. we recently learned from mom & dad that there is a region to the southwest/west of us […]

life lately

Posted by on October 8, 2016 in Brazil,kids,life with 2 Comments

hey everybody! Jaelah here since this blog lives on silence for months-a post or two-silence for months etc., i thought i would do a post about what we have been doing lately. see some pics below                       Mariah took some pics of us 3 younger […]

Vila Franca

Posted by on April 19, 2016 in Brazil with no comments, please leave one

Hi everybody!! I’m back with another boat trip….lol. we left last thurs. morning, got up at 4:30AM to leave at 5AM, but didn’t leave till 7AM i believe. we got there about 9:30 or so and kinda started our things up right away so we would take advantage of the time. (since we were going […]

March shenanigans

Posted by on March 24, 2016 in Brazil with no comments, please leave one

So one thing we’ve become fairly well acquainted with over the past month is pulga-de-pé, or bicho-de-pé (one translation I saw said these were jiggers, but I’m not sure).  It is a small black worm that burrows into the skin and lays eggs.  Not painful at first, but as it grows it can become quite […]