Category Archive for "Swaziland"

Burying the Young

August 20, 2011
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Death is constant in this place. Most churches bury someone every week. Often it is young people who have succumbed to AIDS though nobody would come out and say so. Church was packed for the funeral of Antoinette’s mother. Service…

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Renewed Strength

August 19, 2011
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Went to church and the preacher did not show up. A schedule misunderstanding. I was asked on the spot to replace him. My brain locked then went into overdrive as I prayed for some encouragement for this audience.  Then it…

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Mountain of Need

August 18, 2011
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Arrived at Oliver Tambo Airport close to 10:00 pm. Pam Comminetti, our Business Manager’s daughter, and her husband Emil Care were there to meet me. Relief! Then I went outside and felt the cold bite me like an angry bulldog….

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Eventful Beginning

August 17, 2011
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The trip began eventfully. Trying to cram all my belongings into one piece of luggage and to create room for donated stuff to be left in Swaziland, I switched from a purse to a tummy pack worn around my waist….

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