"There are two great moments in a persons life: the moment you were born and the moment you realize why you were born."

Monday, November 15, 2010

Quick Update : )

OK so this is actually my fourth time trying to post a blog, so this one will be EXTREMELY short just because I have to try and beet the internet timing me out : )

Life here in Cote d'Ivoire is awesome!! God is moving and challenging us here in so many new ways and reviving some old ways. This past Sunday I was honored to join in on the high school group not realizing that I was expected to give a mini lesson on loving our enemies, but it went so well :) God was so there and used it to encourage and uplift me. It's frustrating here, at times, because we don't know the language, but yet it's comforting. I was reminded in John that the way people know we belong to Christ is by our love for one another, our neighbors and our enemies. The Holy Spirit is my advocate and it's such a stress releiver : )

Then last night we took a wild ride to the Bush. We rode on top of the 4X4's it was so fun but sort of hurt if you weren't paying attention and got wacked on the head by a branch (happened to more then a few of us). We ate dinner there and spent time marveling up at the sky and how big He is and how small we are. It's insane!

So for now I want to encourage you to go outside tonight and just look up at the stars or even watch the clouds...don't you feel small, but big at the same time? DUDE God is insane and I absolutely love it.

Please continue with the prayers for unity and against spiritual attack. Also please pray for the Cote d'Ivoire government, that the peace through the elections would continue. Part two of the elections are this Sunday. and the Muslim holiday "tabasky" is this week full of sacrifces so please pray that God gives them revealing dreams about who Jesus is, since they hold dreams very high up here.

Thank you everyone for your love and support! Our ministry here is slowly but surely going and I want you to know that you are just as much here as anyone. I hope to put up pictures and to post blogs more often so that you all on the state side feel just as involved as I do! You're the reason why I am here. Thank you ; )

1 comment:

  1. Alyssa,

    You sound wonderful. So good to hear from you. We will keep praying for you, especially for protection, unity, & against spiritual attacks. Look forward to your next update.

    Love & Hugs,

    Your aunt Jolie.