Read Recent Journals
Entered By: Paula
Entry Date: 2007-06-01 12:38:30
Subject: Xiomara Update
Message:
 

I visited with Xiomara just a few minutes yesterday.  She is due this next week.  She looks very tired and ready.  She is going to call us to take her to the hospital.  The thought of her going into labor on a bus or bicycle is too much!   They have the roof on their house.  I asked her what was left to do.  The house still needs the dirt and rock shoveled out, and fresh dirt put in and tapped down for the floor, and then doors, and something to cover the windows.  She said that they would need to wait until after the baby.  Today we are going to ask if the floor is something that just needs manpower and if so if we can all chip in to get it done before the baby.   Xiomara and her husband have built this house themselves with mud, grass, and leftover supplies. They currenlty live with his mother, who is elderly and takes care of many, many children.  It has caused quite a strain (not the mother, just all the people).  We rejoice with them that they have been able to build this home to have some privacy and establish some of their own family ways.   Please pray with us for the house to be able to be finished rapidly, for provision, and for the baby to be born healthy.   Paula




Read Recent Journals

Other messages by Paula
Lenten season  by Paula on Saturday March 04, 2017
re: Justice  by Paula on Saturday March 04, 2017
A smidge of realization  by Paula on Saturday January 21, 2017
re: Tuesday January 17, 2017  by Paula on Thursday January 19, 2017
Rock on God  by Paula on Thursday January 19, 2017
Tuesday January 17, 2017  by Paula on Tuesday January 17, 2017
Tough one  by Paula on Tuesday November 22, 2016
Prayers for Carlitos  by Paula on Friday November 04, 2016
Christmas opportunity!  by Paula on Sunday October 30, 2016
Saturday October 15, 2016  by Paula on Saturday October 15, 2016

See other journal entries

785