From my tailgate…

From my tailgate…

The vacation continues, allow me to explain. ‘What will I do, if I can do anything I want’, like the book with a similar title. You know, like being on vacation all the time. With that thought, I began to pray. I want to paint, and drive around in the desert, (picture Monument Valley), I want …

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Connecting With History

Connecting With History

Teaching history this year has been both challenging and rewarding. God has been good. In high school, we focused on American government first semester and Navajo history second semester. Navajo history, being completely new to me, presented an opportunity for me to step out of my comfort zone and teach the students about their own …

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Future Apostles

Future Apostles

We are rejoicing in the 3 rd and 4 th grades. God has seen 9 of this class’s students through who have finished this year. I want to congratulate this class as I do all classes at the end-of- the-year. Particularly, the pride and joy I have for this class. The title of this article …

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Mission Phones

Mission Phones

As some of you may know, our setup for the Mission phone had a single VoIP line. This meant all phone calls relied on our satellite internet connection. We are still under contract for this phone for another school year, but I realized there were many problems with the phone connection being weak and delayed …

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We, Susan and Jim Price, left our family and church family in St. Louis, Missouri and arrived here at Immanuel Mission on August 1 st , 2013. Our chapel’s youth group had just returned that June from spending a week ministering here, and during the follow-up announcement to our church it was mentioned that a …

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In Loving Fellowship

In Loving Fellowship

Frosting cookies, making burlap wreaths, and painting pumpkins are some of the things you would see at our Moms and Munchkins meetings. Also, smiling faces, laughter, and a lot of encouraging love are what I enjoy the most. The Mission moms, Sheree Wedel, Brie Bielecki, myself, and other mothers in our community, have started our …

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An Unlikely Smile

An Unlikely Smile

Teenagers can be difficult to figure out and relate to. In general, they like to put on a suit of armor when it comes to interacting with their teachers or other authorities. But years of experience have taught me that it is just a suit that can be put on or taken off. Every now and then …

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All Things for Good

All Things for Good

God works all things for good to those who love him. I’ve been thinking about this in regard to our playground. For years the health inspector had recommended that we replace our homemade playground fort with a commercial apparatus. I strongly resisted tearing down a perfectly good fort and spending the money for an updated …

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The Day Hope Came for a Visit

The Day Hope Came for a Visit

We often get visitors showing up unexpectedly to our house. Last week that happened. A neighbor came, deeply depressed, head down, and in a monotone voice began to recount his woes–no job, no money, no vehicle, no purpose, totally dependent on others for his upkeep. In a word, HOPELESS! Sometime in the next few hours …

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Pencil-vania

Pencil-vania

During first grade math class, the students were looking at shapes. One of them looked at a five sided shape and said, “Miss Jen! This is your shape, it looks like a pencil!” We looked at each other, both confused, and when I asked her if I look like a pencil, she said, “No, it’s …

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