I'm the guy on the left with the shopping bag walking with a few groceries from the 'Eagle' supermarket. This supermarket is a few minutes up the hill past the Agape office. The wall is an enclosure of the supermarket. Most buildings here have an enclosure with a metal gate for an entry way. In the distance you can see the garbage building up. There are no public garbage disposal areas, so the people just pile the garbage on the sidewalks wherever they want or along the side of the road. Then, periodically, the garbage truck comes along and cleans up the garbage, until the next time. If you throw garbage down, many others will add to it, wherever the pile begins!
This week we bought some paint. Mary is my interior decorator and also my painter, since painting is not my cup of tea. Yes, the kitchen will be painted a pale yellow colour. It is also our living room. Above the door you can see the many strands of wheat tied together. We are reminded daily of the many people supporting us through prayer, emails and letters. We received this bundle of straw from Ivan DeJong of Port Perry. Ivan used the concept of many strands of straw in a children's message. A bundle is much stronger than a single piece of straw. This idea represented the people in Port Perry church. Many people from Hope church in Port Perry are supporting us and praying for us. We thank God daily for all His blessings.