Monthly Archives: December 2009

A Syncretized Christmas Celebration (video)

Saturday we drove up to Tequisquiapan to check out the Christmas shopping in this local tourist town. It was December 12 which is the most important holiday to the majority of Mexicans. The 12th is considered the birth date of … Continue reading

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Magi on the Move

(If you’re just joining us for this latest episode in the “nativity scene saga,” you’d probably do well to back up to some older posts where this odd installment begins. Try here and work your way to the present. If … Continue reading

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A Couple of Crossing Christmas Thoughts

I posted this on my Facebook today: “Every day is Christmas when you are gloriously RICH…in Jesus.” Ephesians 1:3 I like that. This truth helps me to remember that there is nothing apart from Christ that I nor any of … Continue reading

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Library Milestone

Beth and her mother have been working on the boxes of recent contributions to the library. We have a couple thousand curriculum and other items (like videos, CDs, DVDs, science equipment, magazines, encyclopedias, posters, learning aids, etc.) that we’ll never … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…

…San Juan del Rio (at Christmas time). Walked downtown this afternoon to pick up about $90 worth of educational copies for co-op classes. (I’m glad I took enough cash with me. I didn’t think it would cost more than $30 … Continue reading

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Animals Exit

Just another silly installment of our nativity scene developments. Dayton apparently enjoys rearranging the scene on a regular basis. I presume it’s Dayton and I presume he doesn’t like to be noticed doing it. I’ve never seen him or anyone … Continue reading

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Thanksmas Party (two thumbs UP!)

Yesterday afternoon and evening we held our first annual 21 OHMS Thanksmas party in our home (rounding up our number from 20 to 21 for the newest OHM member to arrive in February!). We were missing the Hower family who … Continue reading

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Shepherd Watch

The shepherd has been spotted leaving the nativity scene. We’re not sure what’s going on here but it appears his departure is at the pleading of the angel. I suspect the angels are tired of watching the sheep for the … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS….(nativity scene update)

(if you don’t recall the first post on this topic see here.) Good news! The shepherd has finally been permitted in to see the baby Jesus. Looks like he’s in some sort of private discussion with the head magi. Not … Continue reading

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A Poem – Little Girl

We are blessed to work with so many wonderful MKs here in Mexico. Recently, one of them, Carmen Brown (in the above photo wearing the brown jacket and next to her brother who is standing), shared her testimony through the … Continue reading

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