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Christmas in October with Nana & Papa!!

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Wow, a month has almost went by since my last post!  So much has happened, which is why I think my procrastination has kicked in and made me baulk at the thought of trying to play catch up with a string of several mini posts.  So here goes...we started out the month with an awesome twelve day trip to the Carolinas to visit family and friends.  Joshua was invited to preach the 194th Homecoming service of Bethany FWB Church in Timmonsville, SC, so we went to North Carolina to celebrate Christmas early with our families.  We had such a good and relaxing time and really enjoyed each of the visits!
We had a great time with Nana and Papa celebrating Christmas early this year!  Elliot enjoyed all the cuddles his Nana gave him! Ethan loved going to Faith's many playgrounds with Papa!  He loves to swing and slide!  It was on this trip that he went down the slide by himself for the first time!  He made some great memories with Papa and Nana during our time together! It was so good to see A…

Someone I Want You to Meet

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I met her for the first time two and a half weeks ago at the East Texas WAC, but I've been praying for her for years.  I felt like I'd known her forever after reading her missionary updates online, and the way she just glowed with Jesus love.  Then add in that we have several mutual friends and connections and it was really neat.  We were privileged to have her in our home for lunch not many days later and loved hearing about her life and travels. 

Judy Smith served in North Japan as a missionary for 17 years and ministered in churches, schools, camps, and other events. In 1991 she returned to the states and founded the Korner Kids Company were she uses her gift as a ventriloquist and story teller. She went to Brazil and did a "Kids Camp" while the missionary's had their field council, and knows the Aycocks well.  She has ministered in several of the Olympic Games including London, Bejing, and is already planning on minstering at the winter Olympics of '14 i…