No, Iím not expecting a baby! Not yet! You
still have to pray for that and Iím sure that God will bless us
one day with kids. Until than we pray and wait!
surprise that we worked on a special WORSHIP CD Ėmade by Smiles
H.O.M.E. to Romania!!!! With this CD we want to encourage
people to come H.O.M.E (Hands on Mission Experience) and
see the Smiles projects!!!! It is also a fundraising tool for us,
so every person that buys a CD is helping the Smiles Projects in
ROMANIA!! If you want to help us, this is a great way to do so!
Order your copy
from us and we will make sure you weíll get a CD to you as soon as
possible. You will LOVE it!!!
So, during January
we worked a lot on it! ÖÖbut the hard work was rewarded once the
CD was finished and released. I would like to say THANK YOU to my
colleagues that worked on it, to Mr Hoy who believed in us and to
Adi for his work on the tracks. Also to Gabi Baruta, our
engineer and to all the people behind the scenes that made this
February we were
very busy rehearsing and getting ready for the tour. In between
the rehearsal and the preparation for the tour I did all the other
work that I love doing!
Craft project is going great! I love the time I spend with the
ladies! Each week we try to learn to do different things. My dream
is that one day we will be able to open a small shop where we sell
all the things we make! Please pray for my ladies and if you can
support them with £5/$5 a month, please do so!
This will help me
to continue the project and make sure the ladies will have an
income each month. Before I went on the tour, I managed to have
nearly 100 pieces of handmade pictures on canvas! They sold great
on the tour and soon we will have a page on our Facebook account
and Website where you can buy them. If you have any questions
please write to me an e-mail and I will give you an update on it!
But this month I
did not have only happy things going on!! A sad experience from
this month was when Iíve got a phone call from my colleague Georgi
and she told me that one of our ladies from the ECO Centre died.
Maria Rosu, a very special lady that came in our centre 2
years ago. She was a great encouragement for me all the time. I
will never forget the days when I had my office window open and
she was singing. She always worshipped God and she prayed for us
here at Smiles. One of her favourite songs was "I want to stay
close to God all my life!". Together with Nelu the manager of
the family care project, with Mioara the social assistant at the
elderly centre and with Georgi - we sang this song at her
funeral!! That was the way that we said good bye!
Life is short.
More and more I hear news of people dying. Is not about the age,
but when God calls you home! We just need to be ready! I pray for
each of us to be ready to spend eternity with HIM.
So back now on the
UK tour. Iím sure you would like to know a little more about it
From Scotland we
moved into England and then in Wales. Amazing presentations and we
saw Godís blessings over us each and every time.
I would really
like to say a SINCERE THANK YOU to ALL the people that made this
tour possible!! May God bless you and may you continue to be a
blessing to His kingdom!
The last night,
before we came home, we had a lovely surprise!
If you remember I
told you in my last update that I pray for "God to find a way
where there seems to be no way" Well HE DID! God gave me one of
the nicest gifts that I could imagine. I was able to see two of my
friends, David and Davinia, even if it was for a short time. They
brought us a fantastic supply of clothes and supplies for Romania.
We as human people
say things at times that we regret, but it might be too late to
take it back. Iím glad that God gives us chances to repair things.
So do not
forget - God is sovereign over us and HE loves us so much that
each day from Him is a gift! Letís appreciate it!