The land at Esther’s House, where the maize normally would be planted, is finally underway for our newest project! Jason and I couldn’t be more excited because this means our family we be living “on campus.” This will relieve a lot of stress from all parties involved. What I mean is a lot of responsibilities land on others because Jason and I aren’t physically there every single day. It will also help with accountability. My boys are itching to get out there more for sports ministry, just general playing with other kids, and dirt roads to ride their bikes on. Their bikes are currently collecting dust and flat tires on the back porch.

We had originally thought we were just going to find a piece of land close to EH to build our personal home, and eventually build for all the families here. EH Estates. Esther’s House Gardens. The Hampton’s in Madzanje. Hahaha. We are praying (currently) that (in the future) this comes to be, but until then the current plan will include space for our family and also the ability to transform the boys rooms to make room for our teams when they come. Aka “The Lodge” or should it be the “Lodge”…
Anyway, we will be hosting you (hopefully) in 2015!! If you build it they will come right?!?! We are praying this will bring in more and more people to bring more and more ministry to the “Warm Heart of Africa!”

THANK YOU to all who have given to our personal one time gifts page we started to help build sustainable living for our family. Our Puremission team currently has a new page they are working on to help finish the fundraising for this much bigger project. You will also see a virtual picture of what the finished Lodge will look like and donate on the Purecharity page once it’s finished! I will give you the link when it’s up and running.

Looking forward to sharing the progress of this project each step of the way!!! Aaaaand I can’t wait to move in and host your team :) It will bring a whole new meaning to your African mission and “wildlife” encounter…

Jason and Gilbert, the leader of the bunch by default bc his English is good!

Jason and Gilbert, the leader of the bunch by default bc his English is good!

Miles on the roller thingy

Miles on the roller thingy

Our new swimming pool!!!  I wish... :)

Our new swimming pool!!! I wish… :)

 

THIS. IS. THE. BEST. PICTURE. EVER.  He obviously didn't mind me taking his picture :)

THIS. IS. THE. BEST. PICTURE. EVER. He obviously didn’t mind me taking his picture :)

He's standing in the living room, can't you see it?!

He’s standing in the living room, can’t you see it?!

Fiesta? Siesta? Nap in a wheelbarrow? I'm paying you?.?.

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That's more like it :)

That’s more like it :)

ME! I am. I can’t wait to see my friends and family of the wild, wild west! We are going to party like I haven’t seen you in a year and half and stay up late and visit and pray and laugh and visit some more and cry and catch a few movies and eat brownies and pray some more and laugh a whole lot more and basically just not sleep for a whole entire month!

We leave here the 29th for a quick stop in NYC. A friend we met at the Orphan conference plays for the New York Jets, David Nelson, and is getting us tickets to the game! Monday night football in NYC, my favorite place in all the world, who could ask for more?! Braxton will celebrate his 16th birthday there and then we will be in Fayetteville, HOG NATION, December 4th. If you want to welcome us home, we would be ok with that, too ;) Our flight is scheduled to arrive around 5:50 p.m., as of now there have been no delays or cancellations.

We have so much we want to do and so little time to do it all, but we do want to share with you what all God’s done for our ministry, and how he’s shaped our lives this past year. Looking for a place we can have one night to share, because frankly our family might shoot us if every single meal and weekend we are speaking! It’s our heart and our passion though so we will make it work! Jason and I if you don’t know are people person(s). The more the merrier!

These are some dates we have available if you want to contact us to come share with you as a family, your small group, or your church!
Dec 7-9; 11-12; Dec 28-Jan 4 Email one of us or send us a FB message and we will pencil you in! jason.carney@puremission.org or lacey.carney@puremission.org

We will make an announcement when or if we find a meeting place for One Night of Sharing!

Can’t wait to see you!
Lacey

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This morning was just one of those Mondays where you want to crawl back in bed. Besides having some sort of contagious cough/cold that now 6 out of the 8 of us have, I got messages that Ms. Jane and Ms. Judith would not be in today. Ms. Jane’s aunt passed away and Ms. Judith hurt her foot, so please pray for comfort and healing.

“Well,” most of you know we have been without water for several days. And when I say without I’m talking either completely out to the house or a few buckets here and there we try to use as sparingly as we can. Jason and David had this whole plan to fill up one of the old water tanks that was at Esther’s House, bring it here, pump it up into our tanks, and repeat. Sounded good. Didn’t work out so well… After purchasing a pump at the “local hardware” store, and trying to get it to work, it didn’t. Returned and got a different one, fail. Pastor Henry, (who I still need to introduce) took it back and they went through all of them and finally found only one that would work. Don’t ask.

In the meantime, I have been practically “drowning” in anxiety. Last year, this season lasted about 17 weeks. I was young(er), naive, thought tomorrow would be the day the water would come, prayed, cried, stomped my feet, held my nose, and my breathe, and cried some more. This year, I know what’s to come. Unlike childbirth, it’s not easier the second time around. I prayed these days wouldn’t come. I felt sure the living situation would be different this time around. Apparently, the Lord is still pruning and teaching me…something…trust? faith? patience?

The Lord knows when you are at your breaking point because as I was rehearsing my, “I’m taking the kids and I’m going home on the next flight out of here” speech in my head to Jason; he got the water from the newly mobile tank, THROUGH the house, (see pics below) over the river, and through the woods to the back tank. I can now flush the toilets, clean them, work on the overflowing dirty dishes in my 13x13in sinks, tackle the laundry pile, and pray for endurance.

That along with the following pictures is water in a nutshell for us in this trying season. I’m whining and complaining while the momma next to me is carrying the “load” on her head to her home of probably 6 children and making the one bucket last until the last drop, and then returning the next day to do it all over again. For those of you who always say “good job”, “your amazing”, “keep up the good work”, yeah…well…

These are the days that your prayers sustain me, His LOVE surrounds me, and grace is freely given to this whine bag! And if you see me in your local grocery store in the next few weeks don’t judge me because maybe I couldn’t keep my head above the waves.

buckets all around for water

buckets all around for water

the pipe going through

the pipe going through

well Hello Brax what's that big black thing beside you??

well Hello Brax what’s that big black thing beside you??

And out my bedroom window to the back tank

And out my bedroom window to the back tank

my "dishwasher"

my “dishwasher”

bleaching station

bleaching station

from the sink to the filter to the water igloo

from the sink to the filter to the water igloo

and back into the big water bottles

and back into the big water bottles

Not the cheap way, but the efficient way!

Not the cheap way, but the efficient way!

Bonus!!! bathroom sink, hot or cold, pick one

Bonus!!! bathroom sink, hot or cold, pick one

and water bottles to brush with

and water bottles to brush with

5 more days and Jason will be picking up the team from the USA! I believe it’s two men and a baby…just kidding. Taking it back old school. Ummm…6 ladies…girls rule, boys drool? Wow. Sorry. I don’t know what has gotten into me today, except I’m tired and surrounded by children most of the time. Wait, who am I kidding. I’m actually pretty immature without them. I laugh at their toots and try to pick fights with them all day long…

Anyway, we are excited for the outreach opportunity for this team. They are going to go a little further down the road to a village we haven’t ministered to before so be praying that the people will be willing to listen, hear, and act. If they just need prayer and some uplifting then I am praying God will stir their hearts and bring some peace and comfort in that regards, too! I will probably be homeschooling away during this time, or maybe will call it a field trip…either way I’ll be praying for them. Won’t you join me? Should be a fun, uplifting and crazy week. Pictures to come!

Home.schooling.

It’s a love/hate relationship.

Frankly I’m not sure I love it, and frankly I’m not sure I hate it.

So on our 4/5th week of school I want to blog about these days, so I can reflect in a few years and then make a decision. Plus I am a “list-er” so I may need to see on paper how off kilter this list is…or isn’t.

I love spending some “quality” time with my boys. I am trying to get some structure going here, but so far it hasn’t quite worked itself out yet. It’s hard trying to balance three boys on different books and different levels, with an occasional question or more like interruption from my high schooler. Then you throw in the girls running away from Mrs. Judah (it’s become a game) right through the middle of our “school” room and of course the people coming to the door for various things at various times. Ms. Jane taking care of the house and well…you can see why it’s a little difficult to keep the attention of everyone. We are surviving though, and I enjoy (that could be a white lie) being the one to help them learn hopefully a few things! Hopefully.

I don’t like teaching. That’s a great line to follow up with, huh? It’s not my gift. I am a perfectionist, and I want it how I want it, when I want, and written exactly like the book. Yeah, that go with the flow and adjust to each kid thing doesn’t work to well for me. HOW IN THE WORLD DO YOU PEOPLE (and by people I mean teachers) SURVIVE WITH 18+ DIFFERENT CHITLINS??? YES, I know that was all CAPS. I meant for it to be. Although I guess, the positive is you are teaching the same thing to all those little chitlins. Anyway, my point is I would much rather be doing quality time with my kids playing a board game, or cards, or canoeing, or hiking, or watching a hysterical movie (I LOVE to hear my kids belly laugh) or clean the house, or travel, bake, cook, or basically anything besides sit at a table and feel responsible for the outcome of their lives. Their spouses lives. Their children’s future, my grandchildren for crying out loud…I can’t handle the pressure of their success or failure. Wait. Maybe I’m a little carried away. Point is, I have come to a semi-resolve with myself that God is doing far more in their hearts and minds that will last a lifetime than the Mayflower or any x-y=c problem I could throw at them. For such a time as this we will survive. Right???

I am grateful my kids are here learning (relative word) and focusing on some other things besides trying to “keep up” with their friends! I remember being in high school and the new pressures that brought with trying to be with the in crowd, but still trying to please my christian friends and family, and ultimately not disappoint Jesus too much either. Too bad, He wasn’t at the front of my thoughts. So, for that I am grateful that I’m not having to say “no” 24/7 to trashy movies, books, music, and clothes that they will wear a handful of times and decide its not what they wanted. They are seeing that most of the kids around us have worn the same clothing day in and day out LITERALLY for the whole entire year we’ve been here. Don’t get me wrong I love me some clothes and !!!SHOES!!!, but it’s a little more prioritized now in our minds.

I miss my kids having their friends (because frankly their parents were my friends too), and physical activities (soccer leagues, football, baseball, basketball, riding bikes and skateboards up and down the street with no helmets…we lived on the wild side), community groups, school events and in a nutshell socializing with real live bodies. If you know anything about our family it’s we love people! We love a crowd! We love hanging out! I miss them hanging out.

I pray that if my kids are ever in a school setting again, aren’t “behind.” I pray that if they are they will grab it by the horns and catch up or just keep going, but never give up!

I treasure the fact that school for us is based around Biblical thinking and principles. I have been given a chance to see my kids learn more about scriptures, memorize some of it, and apply it to situations we have been in over and over. I wouldn’t have gotten these moments if not for being here. I am also thankful I decided to go with a christian based curriculum. I had initially thought it wouldn’t really matter considering our lives are based around Jesus and we try to teach them Jesus in our every day lives, but I am SOOOO thankful God directed me in that decision. How or why did I think they could ever get enough of Him.

I wish I was more disciplined to study God’s word with them all even when they were in school before now, but to be candid it didn’t happen like I would’ve preferred it too. Oh sure, we prayed together and the occasional devotion, scripture on our walls, raised in church, and me using scripture to reinforce my “jumping down their throats,” but not like a given time everyday that they took something from the word and read it and applied it. This is something I want to apply from now on. I want them to feel free to come to me with questions, not that I will know all the answers, but you get my point. I want them to know I am praying for them and pushing them to make God real in their lives for themselves. I believe they are seeing what’s truly close to Jesus’ heart and how a lot of other silly things don’t matter too much.

I would never trade this time God has given us here for anything. I have said it a million times and I’ll say it again, “we all have new perspectives on life and love.” For now this is what God has put before us, “For such a time as this.”

Until next year, or I get the hankering to blog about school again, Keep Calm and Homeschool On!
Lacey

I will leave you with this to ponder from A Holy Experience Blog:
Early sacrifice for later bounty.
Yes it’s the pruning of seemingly good leaves that can grow a better life. It takes courage to crop a life back-but it’s exactly the way to have the best crop of all. What seems like hard work that’s taking an eternity today-is exactly what may make the most difference in eternity.

Jan 2013

Jan 2013

Aprilish 2012

Aprilish 2012

Before Aprilish 2012

Before Aprilish 2012

I just blogged to say “I LOVE YOU!”
I just blogged to say “How much I care!”
I just blogged to say “I LOVE YOU!”
And I mean it from the bottom of my heart.
Of my heart.
Of myyyy hearrrrttttt!!!

Just thought you’d want to hear that today!
(((Hugs))) Lacey

These are the days I'll never forget!

These are the days I’ll never forget!

Catherine and I had a lot of laughs doing these pics together for a blog post for your amusement! :) Don’t mind my red eyes…allergies Or the halfway painted nails…they all looked pretty til I scrubbed dishes all morning, but hey thanks to my gelous nail topcoat I only lost 3 out of 10! Oh and the henna tattoo fading up and down my right arm. It was from Jason and I’s anniversary dinner! We had turbin’s wrapped around our heads too, and forgot about them as we met some of the USA high school boys basketball team (along with their coaches/parents). I am pretty sure they questioned our accountability based on looks- with our claim to the USA, ministry work here, and our southern accents…but hey we being the sports fanatics we are were a tiny bit giddy!

Enjoy!!

A basic vest

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Halter style

 

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Picnic blanket or “save-your-booty-from-the-dirt” blanket

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Basic wrap around skirt or in our case a cover-up for our shorts or pants. (or I should say jeans since we learned pants means undies here)

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Baby on the back

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Back on the side…there’s also baby on the front, and baby with a boob. I figured I would save us all from that shot :/

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There’s always the higher wrap. Also the towel wrap. Also a bandeau dress. Also…well never mind.

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A shawl for the cold

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Cut to make a cute head wrap

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And the layered look. You can match or not. Doesn’t matter. There are no rules.

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You can take them to a local seamstress (or seamster-men??) and make some palazzo pants or basically anything your heart desires. Then pile them over your shirt and pants and pose for a picture…

 

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If you are needing protection or a disguise there’s always the face wrap

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Hanky for tears or nose droppings. Catherine and I are guilty of both.

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Baby swaddling or in this case 4 year old blankets. Lol!

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Of course all of these styles have miniature versions

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Diapers

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cut for head cushion and support for carrying loads on your head

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babies carrying babies, real or pretend

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uncut head wraps…yep that’s a whole chintenje, although there’s seem much more elaborate and beautifully tied together

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By all means whichever way you decide to wear it, please make sure you have something besides your unmentionables underneath because this will happen to you more than once at the most inconvenient time possible. The worst is when you haven’t even realized it’s happened and you start to walk away. No wonder they looked like they were trying to avoid my eyes….

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Now you can officially say you are well versed in Malawian dress.

Lace

Omar Yenda Yenda! I want a last name like that!!! Born June 19, 1980, to Billy and Elizabeth Yenda Yenda. His father passed away in 1996, but his mother, Elizabeth, is still living in Omar’s home village of Mastimale. It is not far from here. Omar is married to Milka. They were married in November 1999. He didn’t remember the date! Typical man…lol :) I am positive Milka could tell us! They have 3 children, Charity 14 years old, Blessings 10, and Joacra 3.

Milka has a small business where she sells oil, tomatoes, and onions. She was born in 1983. They harvest maize, beans, and squash at their home.

Omar has 2 sisters and 3 brothers. One sister lives in Blantyre with her husband, 1 brother in Lilongwe, and the others live around Mastimale with his mother.

He attends Zambezi Evangelical Church where he is a part of their praise team. He went Monday to get fitted for a new uniform. They perform for church functions. I am sure that is a sight to see and something beautiful to hear!!

Omar loves the futbol, and he mentioned videos. I am thinking in American terms this means TV or movies. He also loves to listen to the radio. He also told me he like cycling and taking photos as a photographer.

He attended primary school and went on to secondary school to finish form 4, but never got to take his exams for a certificate because of financial reasons. Remember I told you, you have to pay for school and then a separate fee for the actual exam to go on to the next level or a certificate of completion at the end.

Before coming to work here in March, Omar worked as a security guard for a guest house here in the Boma. He has also worked for G4S security in Lilongwe. In 2008, he held a position at a church in Lilongwe where many were jealous. He ended up mentally sick and had to go for medicine in Zomba at the psychiatric hospital. They gave him meds to help him sleep at night. To relate it could have been stressful or something along those lines, or (this will sound strange to some) he could have been harmed by the witch doctors. Witch doctors are very real and active in this part of the world. Someone who was jealous could have sought them out for something they slipped him or other methods. This could explain the sudden onset of a mental problem for him. He isn’t sure what happened.

He loves tea and the rice :) He laughed when I asked him if he enjoyed the “American” food I randomly feed him…I am not sure if this was a good laugh or not… When he read this before I posted it he wanted me to add “It is a good laugh, like mainly the baked cake ;)

On a side note, laughter is a whole language in itself here. Maybe I will write a post on that in the future. It could save a lot of hurt feelings if you were to come here and trip and fall, or simply ride your bike, or ask a person a question and you only receive laughter! LOL…?

Thankfully Omar has only had malaria once this season. He does sleep with a net!

He has chickens at his house and soon rabbits! He reminded me :) I am thinking they are all a little excited about the rabbits and that makes me so happy. I think if we are still here in 5 or 10 years a main staple could be the hare!!!

We have one person left to introduce to you from our personal staff here in the Boma. So be looking for that in the next few days Lord willing. Thank you so much for investing in this ministry and what we do here it effects many lives here in Malawi not just our “little” family :)

Lace

Omar Yenda Yenda

Omar Yenda Yenda

Charity, Milka and Omar

Charity, Milka and Omar

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Impossible… Doesn’t make sense and so it is, IMPOSSIBLE. How can time stand still and yet be over before you know it. It’s my same philosophy in RSVPing, sending cards, and inviting someone(s) over for dessert or dinner. I have the best intentions, yet one day turns into a week, that turns into a month, and so on.

Some of the lessons I learned over the last year can’t be put into words. Others so wordy I will try to shrink it all down.

Realizing your wants vs needs is probably the only thing that could fit into both categories. The parts I can’t put into words is more like I “shan’t” for the sake of keeping friends and also not making you vomit. Let your mind think water and all that’s involved with that and then add 10 or a 100. My wants took over my needs many days. I wanted to have a Wal-Mart or Target around the corner to get my “needs” like- we are out of sour cream for our baked potatoes, or powdered sugar for the icing, or yogurt for lunch, rabbit food for the rabbits, all “needs” in my mind. That’s when you realize the difference between your needs and your wants. Not even to mention more meaningful “needs” like gas for the propane stove, so you go outside and buy some firewood in the market and move your lunch 45 minutes later, that was half way through already. (And ruin your pan all while trying to make it happen bc you don’t want to waste food here)

I have also learned more about myself. Some good and some really ugly stuff. The good is that I can put one foot in front of the other and make it. The ugly that I was so angry at God and my husband for calling me to a place that would strip away the ugly. I would be brought to my knees before the Holy Father who loves me more than anyone or anything and shown us what it means to follow Jesus. It’s sad that it took coming to Africa to do this, but man it is SO WORTH IT. I now know that my life is COMPLETELY in Jesus’s hands. He is not only my Savior and Redeemer, but he is my families healer, provider, comforter, helper, peace keeper, lover of life, and our ALL. When you are taken to a world where you can’t call 9-1-1, drive to a world renown hospital, call friends to come and give you a hand, be involved in “social” activities, cry on your momma’s shoulder, or send your kids to the neighbors for a moment of peace, you only turn to Him. I PRAY that I will never turn back. I PRAY that my kids will learn to fall at Jesus’s feet first, not when it’s your ONLY option.

I have learned how to make a meal from scratch that’s edible :) I have perfected my “bargaining” skills. Kinda… I am saying my garage sale Saturdays could’ve been preparing me for these days. See, honey, God was in my treasure hunting! LOL I have learned that sometimes the less you know about your food the better. Bugs and ants could be part of the flavor. I have learned that simply smiling or waving could break down a thousand walls. I have seen how giving can change a person’s life. Read that again. I mean it in a LITERAL sense. It could change their life! I have seen how giving can sadly hurt a person’s life, too. Wisdom and discernment are a must. I pray for it and hope that’s what you pray for us, too.

One more thing I want to share since I can’t just go on and on, is that I have learned that no matter where you are or what you are doing…it means nothing without Jesus. You can focus on yourself and your own problems whether you are in want/need or in abundance. It’s all the same when you can’t keep your eyes on Him. I know why Paul wrote about this in Phillipians 4:11. He said he has learned to be content. I am not sure I could honestly say that wholeheartedly, but I get it. I get that when you keep your eyes on Him you can and will succeed and overcome. I know I fail all the time, but thank goodness for His grace and mercy to start fresh every single day!

Here is an online album to relive this past year with us :) I get it’s long and you probably won’t make it to the end, but revisit it when you are bored. (It’s more for me haha)
www.carneysfirstyear.shutterfly.com

Let’s see where the next year leads together!!!

Hugs,
Lace

Ms. Jane Chidiwa! Jane has been my saving grace from day 1! I know without a shadow of a doubt without her my OCD-ness (that I somehow cultivated the last 6 or so years) would have done me in. I grew up in a place where roaches and ants and other creatures was just part of life. Hence, we cleaned ALL the time, but when it surrounds you, you can only do so much. Another time in my life that prepared me for these moments is when we lived on the farm for a few years in Goshen. Looking back at these times, I know they were necessary seeds. The dust and creatures you can’t escape so you deal with it…and you let Ms. Jane help you cope :) She keeps the house for me during the week. I am forever grateful to her. She is one of the rare jewels here in Ntcheu that gets us Mericans’. She has been working for this home here in the Boma for over 4 years, so she may have actually helped take care of some of you! She is wonderful and a joy to be around. You will never see her without a smile unless she isn’t feeling well. With a family of 8, you can imagine the work cut out for her-dishes, laundry (try not to think too American here, we still have waaay more than we “need” but waaaaay less than American “standards”) sweeping, mopping, dusting, and more. She helps me keep up with washing and cutting veggies and fruits. Ms. Jane takes the girls around with her on Fridays if I happen to be schooling or busy. She offers to do and help in areas just because she sees the need. For instance, when Jason’s parents were here she offered to come on Saturday to help me keep up with dishes!! She has also taught us most if not all of the little Chichewa we know. Just this week she has actually given me a couple names of secondary teachers to check into for some hard core Chichewa before we start up with school again! That’s Ms. Jane to us!!

Now to the community, Ms. Jane is much more! She is part of CCAP and the women’s ministry. She has participated in prayer walks, visiting the sick, (which she came and/or called several times with Mia) and paying her respects to families who have lost a loved one. She is loyal and kind hearted when it comes to the traditions of her land and her community. Ms. Jane got to be a part of the election process that took place in May. She was what they call a “monitor,” helping oversee the voters as they voted. Her decorating services are available for weddings, parties, political ceremonies, etc. She recently got to decorate for Sr Chief’s wedding renewal! If you find a muffin in the filling stations, either Puma or Total, you can bet it came from her, too! She is a woman of many talents.

Ms. Jane’s mother, Maines, is still living in Lilongwe where 2 of her grandsons live with her to help her out. Her father, Macford is deceased along with 2 brothers, Benjamin and Christopher, and 1 sister, Dora, with a total of 7 children left behind. She has taken on the responsibility of her late sister Dora’s 3 children, Gift, Chisomo, and Jucky. All of which are in their studies and taking exams to further their education. Education here is not free. You pay for attendance, you pay for them to take exams, and other random fees. You can see why it is hard for families to school their children to the highest level. It is sad that people have to choose between eating and giving their children a chance for a different life. I have the utmost respect for Ms. Jane taking on her two nephews and her niece. I am thankful she is trusting God to provide for them!

Ms. Jane’s was born Dec 20, 1973 in her home village of Chipusile. She came to live here in the Boma in 2006. Before working for EH she worked with Action Ministries for about 2 years. Other hobbies and interest include singing and chatting with her friends.

Ms. Jane was married in 1998 to Mr. Alfred Kamsinde. In June of 2000, her husband left her. He didn’t give a reason just said he didn’t want her anymore. THIS breaks my heart. She doesn’t know why still and hasn’t heard from him since. I told her when she was sharing that I am going to be praying for a husband for her! A man of God and someone to lead her the rest of her days, and someone she can be a helper to. Gen 2:18

She has no animals at her house yet, but will have 2 rabbits soon!!! LOL

Pray for Jane! She is a godly woman, with a big heart, who has seen a lot of death, heartache, and sickness, but still has JOY in her heart!!! I pray that I exude some of that Joy!

Be joyful in all you do! 1 Thes.5:16-18
Lace

****I failed to mention the first time that Ms. Jane lives with her brother James, and also has two other sisters Aliana and Naomi. Naomi lives close and has a son named Sam. She has been instrumental in helping us with Vitameal (porridge with vitamins) for EH and the surrounding villages we were helping feed! So very thankful for that connection!!!

Ms Jane!!

Ms Jane!!

Ms Jane trying to teach Krey Chichewa!

Ms Jane trying to teach Krey Chichewa!

The girls helping her with the vacuum!

The girls helping her with the vacuum!