His eye is on the sparrow so I know he watches me

Yesterday morning I was sitting in my car at 7:30 am thinking about the day of school ahead. I really just wanted to go back inside my house, get more coffee, knit and forget all the worries going on in my head. I was stressing and worrying about how Dan and I were going to come up with the money needed to finance our short term missions trip.

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Africa Bound/ Hacia África

>>>> Newsletter <<<< Click here to download and see the PDF version of the newsletter Kate wrote as promised in my previous Blog.

If you feel inclined to give and help us financially please follow this link: https://www.egsnetwork.com/gift2/?giftid=BA2CB0A93B314EC

Once there follow the instructions. Not too far down is the “Search for Designations” Search bar, type “Paredes” and you will be able to make a secure donation for our mission trip. 100% of your donation supports us. There is NO percentage being taken off of the full donation for using this online giving option. 🙂

If about 500 people donate $25.00 dollars that will cover us for the trip!

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A whole new world (in a few words)


Dear family, friends, acquaintances, and passer-by’s

I welcome myself to WordPress as a blogger. About what? You might ask, the big picture is yet to be unraveled, but for now the purposes and reasons as to why is to let the above mentioned know that my wife and I will be going to Nairobi, Kenya for a mission trip soon. Not just for you to know, but in some small way embark with us on this journey. That’s the nut shell.

Sometime this week I will be putting up our first news letter written by Kate a week ago about our, Lord willing, trip to Africa.

Thank you for reading, DP

Querida familia, amigos, conocidos y de transeúnte.

Doy la bienvenida a mí mismo para WordPress como blogger. ¿Sobre qué? Usted podría preguntarse, eso está todavía por desarrollarse, pero por ahora los propósitos y razones, de por qué, es para que el anteriormente mencionado sepa que mi esposa y yo pronto iremos a Nairobi, Kenia por un viaje misionero. No sólo para que sepan, pero también de alguna manera ustedes embarcar con nosotros en este viaje. Esa es la razón en pocas palabras.

En algún momento de esta semana pondré nuestra primera carta de noticias escrita por Kate hace una semana atrás sobre nuestro viaje a África con más detalle.

Gracias por leer, DP