Author Archives: alanbeth

Housing Project Update

Having received more funds than were needed to help Lupe and Rocío with their impossible housing debt situation, we not only were able to pay that off a few months ago, but there were enough funds leftover to expand their … Continue reading

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Time Travel

Every day we’re going through our embarrassing trove of treasures in this house. After over 12 years, I’m still looking for the rats that have been packing this stuff in nooks and crannies throughout this ridiculously shaped house (with tons … Continue reading

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Bible Church Leaders’ Christmas Appreciation Dinner

This past Saturday we helped out once again with the annual Bible Church Leaders’ (and families) Christmas Appreciation Dinner. There were at least 150 family members in attendance. Bethie and her mother made 105 cupcakes (101 of which actually made … Continue reading

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Farewell

This post has turned out to be harder to write than I expected. Sometimes in our journey with Jesus, we have to say goodbye to people, things, and even pets for the sake of the call. As we follow our … Continue reading

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Poblanos

Usually we use this term for a type of pepper that originated from (or is thought to have originate from) the state of Puebla in central southeastern Mexico. However, it can also refer to the people of that state of … Continue reading

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Top 10 All-Time Stupid Quotes

This school year, Dayton is reading and interacting with a book titled, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens.  On pages 7 and 8 of the accompanying workbook is found the following list. I suspect there are many other deserving … Continue reading

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“The Great Flood of ’17”

Most of you who read this blog probably keep up with us from our update letters or via Facebook, and if so, this post may not contain new information. On Tuesday, September 26, we left the house we rent (and … Continue reading

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