Blake Trip

15 Nov

Friday is Our Last Day at Royal School

A Royal Thank You! Friday is our last day at the Royal School and the head master told the children they would have a good-bye party for us. He asked what they wanted to eat at their party…they shouted “MEAT!”. Then he asked what else and they yelled “RICE!” So today they went out and bought a goat. He is eating grass outside our door and tomorrow they will butcher him for lunch. They children were told to dress very...

13 Nov

Our time is winding down here in Africa!

Our time in Yei is winding down. Please pray with us that the Lord accomplishes his purpose in us. I am finishing teacher training. Pray I have a clear concise presentation while I teach how to use the teacher materials and how to use the flannel graph board for stories telling. We all speak English but we do not all pronounce the words the same way. Pray for Dennis as he finishes up the well project and starts working on...

10 Nov

It’s Saturday and the school is quiet!

Today is Saturday and it’s a relaxing day at the Royal school. We went to the market and the principal was determined to buy a African dress for me and a shirt for Dennis. When we arrived home Dennis went with Alex, the principal to see the school farm. It was a 9 mile drive which took over 2 hours. The roads are unbelievable. We go to seven thirty AM church tomorrow which is in English. The. Bishop will save...

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