As I was driving home from church yesterday, a worship song from the mid 90s played. It is by a Christian artist, Sandy Braun, and is based on Psalm 84. The words to the song uses an interesting translation of verse 4 In Your presence there is fullness of joy I have heard this song many … Continue reading In His Presence, There is Fullness of Joy
Yes, you read that right. Penguins in South Africa. Interestingly enough, there are no penguins that live in the vicinity of the Southernmost Tip of Africa that I heard about. These live about an hour SouthEast of Cape Town. One funny thing to note about the drive down – and I’m sorry I don’t have a … Continue reading Boulders Beach – African Penguins
When I found out that we were only a few hours away from the Southernmost Tip of Africa, I asked Meg if she would be willing to make the trek, and she was. So we headed the 3 1/2 hours south through beautiful mountains and farmland to Cape Agulhas. We saw many types of farm animal … Continue reading Southernmost Tip of Africa
Thursday we went to downtown Cape Town to go to Greenmarket Square which is an open market where very traditional African type items are sold. We saw lots and lots of wood carvings and beaded jewelry there. It was quite an experience. Once we would look for more than a minute at anything, the vendor … Continue reading Cape Town
Monday was the last day of the conference. It was a wonderful day, though bittersweet as it meant saying goodbye to so many new friends. My friend Katie and I started the day with a game drive and were glad to have Liesl as our driver again. The rhino and her baby were the biggest … Continue reading Last Day of the Conference and Where I’ve Been
Yesterday was Day 3 of the conference. It is going to be very hard to say goodbye to the wonderful brothers and sisters I have met here and I really hope that I will see at least some of them again this side of heaven. The content yesterday was wonderful, but hard. Wendy Patrick, an … Continue reading Sunday in South Africa
It’s hard to believe that the conference is more than half over. This has been such an intense few days. Most days I’ve been waking up around 5 or 5:30 and then finishing up blogging or gathering pictures to use in a slide show that is displayed during breaks. Then getting ready for heading over to … Continue reading Lions and Tigers and … Oh my!