Frohe Weihnachten (German)! Maligayang Pasko (Tagalog)!! Merry Christmas (English)!! (lol). Wherever you are...whatever language you speak, hope you had a wonderful day celebrating Christ's birth with family or friends. We've had a party every night or at least some kind of gathering since last Thursday and we have thoroughly enjoyed being busy with friends we've known since our first year here and with some we've met this year alone. God has been so good!
Today was spent with just the 4 of us and we had a great day! Danny woke everyone up--I couldn't believe it! We still have another year or two before the kids wake us up and his comment was, " I was excited!". haha! Nathan was very happy and surprisingly wanted me & Danny to open our gifts before ripping his open. I was so proud of his selflessness. Micah woke up and as his normal routine walked straight to the cabinet that holds our cereal and again as routine picked the box of Fruit Hoops (as called here) and started munching. He proceeded to the living room where the rest of us were and began playing with the basket of old toys. Once he realized that Nathan was playing with some new stuff... he then wanted in on the action.
Our day was good and relaxing. As I sit here still in my jammies..... I'm thankful for all of you who make it possible for us to minister here. The last 5-6 days have been filled with visiting with friends... many of them unsaved. What a great time of getting to know them and showing Christ to them.
Next week we'll head to the visa office and hope to be told we have private visas. Keep praying and I'll keep you all posted.