Wednesday, March 28, 2007

the last of the boxes

Spencer, Tom and I went down to Aliso Viejo to get the last of our belongings out of storage. We will be taking them back with us after we leave Oregon and go back to New Mexico. It was a little sad to move the boxes... part of us was still connected here through our things.

We had lunch with Mark. He had just returned from a short term missions trip in Uganda. It was fascinating to hear his tales. He is interested in coming to see us in Russia. We are looking forward to that!

Last night we went down to Capo Beach to The Bridge. It was the perfect night to attend. They celebrated sobriety birthdays and also did communion. One of the men there has 21 years of sobriety. He is now 77 years old. His testimony was amazing. There were over a 100 people there and we were so glad to be a part of such a special night!


  1. Thanks for checking my blog out! Seems you've seen the whole world in a whirl-wind. What a blessing. My cousin just celebrated her 4 year birthday of sobriety!

  2. Sounds like a very special night!!

    I enjoyed visiting your site.

  3. This is probably just what you need before you on back to minister. What a time of refreshing for your family!

  4. Birthday night is always special at a recovery meeting. People with at least one year of sobriety get to tell their story. I love hearing how people "put one foot in front of the other" and made it!