Posted in Elisabeth's Post, Trips, Updates

Day #s 2-6

Sorry that I have not done anything more about our trip. If you would like to know about my trip you can click on the links below.

Day #1 from Elisabeth.

Day #2 from Elisabeth.

Day #3 from Elisabeth

Day #4 from Elisabeth

Day #5 from Elisabeth

Day #6 from Elisabeth

Sorry that I never got around to doing more of it from my perspective! 😦 😦 😦 😦 😦 😦 😦 😦

 

 

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Posted in Elisabeth's Post, pictures

Haiti

On April 29 I got home from Haiti. I went there to show the love of Jesus to the needy Haitians. They are very precious people, but very needy for many things including the Gospel. We helped at a school, went to orphanages, did a women’s conference, and fed a poor church/school in the mountains, besides all the in-betweens. I had a wonderful time and was very encouraged by the experience. Here are some pictures of my time.

 

We saw many goats in Haiti all over town.
We saw many goats in Haiti all over town.

 

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Some children smile from a Mickey Mouse building.

 

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This is the porch of the place that we stayed at.

A man came to sell us jewelry one day.
A man came to sell us jewelry one day.

 

School boys with Mom.
School boys with Mom.

 

A little school girl.
A little school girl.

 

Children at a very poor orphanage. Though poor, they are joyful and enjoyed the jump rope.
Children at a very poor orphanage. Though poor, they are joyful and enjoyed the jump rope.

 

The girls' orphanage sang beautifully for us.
The girls’ orphanage sang beautifully for us.

 

The ladies at the women's conference singing in worship to the Lord.
The ladies at the women’s conference singing in worship to the Lord.

 

A view of the street.
A view of the street.

 

A beautiful big tree in the mountains.
A beautiful big tree in the mountains.

 

Some boys at the women's conference.
Some boys at the women’s conference.

 

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Posted in Elisabeth's Post, pictures, Recipes

Granola

This is probably my favourite granola recipe and I’ve made two batches recently. I think you will love it too.

Great granola

 

12 cups rolled oats       1 tbsp cinnamon          coconut (optional

1 cup flour                   1 cup vegetable oil       molasses (optional)

1 cup sugar                  1 cup milk                     syrup (optional)

Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Mix together all dry ingredients. Then mix in the wet. Pour into pans or on to cookie sheets.  (We pour oil on bottom of pan so it doesn’t stick.) Bake until it is done, stirring it every 30 minutes.

(It might take about 1 to 1½ hours.) When done remove, let cool, and store in containers.  Enjoy! (The coconut adds a lot of good flavor.)

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Posted in Elisabeth's Post, Poetry

Big News

Some time ago I wrote this poem as I went. Meaning, I made it up as I went along, so it is surely not the best ever poem, but I do hope you enjoy.

Big news:

I’ve got the blues.

Crazy shoes,

And the cow moos.

My life’s goin’ down,

I always wear a frown.

“Why is life so hard?”

I wonder at the bar.

Beer ain’t good no more,

Body’s just feelin’ sore,

Life’s just a bore.

I wish there was meaning;

Wish there was heart cleaning.

Why are things so bad?

Nothin’ ain’t glad,

At least I’m always sad.

Where can I find joy?

Like when I was a boy?

But that didn’t last,

It’s gone and passed,

As I can now see.

I just wish I was happy.

Where can I find what I’m lookin’ for?

Maybe I need to look to the Lord.

I’ve thought of that before;

To proud to actually do it.

Now maybe I should actually look into it.

I’ll look for my old Bible.

I found the helpful tool,

I read it through and through,

Just to see what it could do.

Wow! Was I amazed!

Wasn’t bored, but crazed.

I gave my life to God.

To me that used to be odd,

I’ll read it every day.

You should too, is what I’ll say.

 

What do you think?

Have a nice day.

Elisabeth

 

Posted in Elisabeth's Post, Nature, pictures

Art out of Metal

Like a lot of people these days, I like to take pictures. I have a really interesting digital camera that is about 11 years old. My older brother got it in 2003 and we thought it was really neat since he was the first person in our family to get a digital. Years later, he gave it to Priscilla, she gave it to Hannah, and Hannah gave it to me. So now I’m the owner of the “’03”. It doesn’t usually take the best pictures, but sometimes I’m quite surprised at how nice a picture will come. So I hope you enjoy these.

All the following pictures are taken with this thing. That’s my Minolta.
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This was taken on Thanksgiving last year very close to our house.
This was taken on Thanksgiving last year very close to our house.

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These were some lovely little flowers in our "desert".
These were some lovely little flowers in our “desert”.

If it hadn't been for Gabriel, this picture wouldn't have been quite as ...well...interesting.
If it hadn’t been for Gabriel, this picture wouldn’t have been quite as …well…interesting.
Wow! Really like this one.
Wow! Really like this one.

God bless!
Elisabeth

Posted in Elisabeth's Post, pictures

The Sweater

Take a look at this sweater. Hand-knitted and crocheted, it’s certainly one-of-a-kind. Those golden buttons are from WWII and the colors are just stunning. Going on sale for just $50, you’re gonna want this thing in your wardrobe. Another wow thing about this sweater is that the lengths of the sides are uneven. Awesome! One side is 16 inches while the other is 25. Now that’s unusual cool! So please, consider, and buy fast, ‘cause the crowds will be coming and there’s no time to waste. Really, who doesn’t wanna look like a gypsy-Joseph?

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Here are a few pictures.
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