Hello, everybody! This will be the twelfth and last part of Doctor Gringo 🙂 I hope you've enjoyed reading it and that Ross' story has blessed you in some way. Over to Ross for the last time 🙂 *** I was glad I’d finished prepping my sermon for the youth conference, because that afternoon and … Continue reading Doctor Gringo, Part 12
A clean contemporary YA novel with solid morals at its core. Bittersweet, heart-warming, authentic, funny and very satisfying.
Saturday was Michelle’s off-day, so we arranged a time to Skype. Felipe grinned and let me go, reminding me I just needed a sermon for the following night. “And if you don’t tell Michely you love her this time,” he hollered as I went upstairs, “then I swear I’ll do it for you!” “NO YOU … Continue reading Doctor Gringo, Part 11
To my shame, I'll admit I struggled with my appearance. For years.
My Portuguese was good, and I understood most of what people said (as long as they were not discussing politics or philosophy), but sometimes I still needed Felipe to translate when I preached. On Sunday God gave me a lot of grace and I only needed help with two phrases. I was freaking out until … Continue reading Doctor Gringo, Part 10
Missing May by Cynthia Rylant won the 1993 Newbery Award, and sat on my tentative wish-list for several years. Recently we found it secondhand 😀 It was truly beautiful: comfortingly familiar, but also different to anything I’ve ever read. Check out the back cover to see what I mean: Since Summer was six years old … Continue reading Book Review: “Missing May”
Hello Mich! Thank you for your update. I’m glad your outing to Petra was so good. I know sometimes off-days and attempted outings can be more exhausting than full days of ministry 😉 Ja, the gang situation here sucks, but I promise you I’m fine. So are Felipe and Leticia. We’re not allowed to go … Continue reading Doctor Gringo, Part 9