Category Archives: Belize

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Letter E – Needs to have two E’s in the topic word – 09/19/17

This week the topic must have two E’s in the topic word. This is art work from the Baptist training Camp in Belize we use for lodging during our December mission trips. Heaven is the Double ‘E’ word that caught … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday – 2/03/17 – Joe O., VA, USA

Xunantonich Mayan Ruins, December 2015 For Skywatch Friday

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Photo Challenge: Path

Weekly Photo Challenge – Path This photo was taken when I visited Belize in 2013 on my second international mission trip. It was an overcast day so the picture is not as nice as I would have liked, but this … Continue reading

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Earth – Weekly Photo Challenge – 5-6-16

The Weekly Photo Challenge for the week ending 5-6-16 is Earth. I love photo challenges! Basically it gives me a chance to plunge into my vast library of photos and relive moments I felt were worthy of remembering. Our instructions, … Continue reading

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Preparing for April A to Z – Choosing themes and building skeletons

Two years ago I got in on a wonderful blogging adventure called the April A to Z Blogging Challenge. Coming out of winter into the favorite of my seasons, spring, I almost did not take part. You see my hobbies … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Abandoned

The Weekly Photo challenge is such a great way to look at your collection of photos in a different way. When we select possible photo subjects we have differing reasons, but when we go back to review them they can … Continue reading

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Yeah Write 143 Weekly Challenge – Teaching Children To Love Missions

This is my second attempt on the Yeah Write Weekly Challenge and this time I wanted to share my ideas about how to introduce the idea of mission work to the kids at my church. To do this I think … Continue reading

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Yeah Write 142 Weekly Challenge – Passing the Blessing

The Christmas season is still fresh in everyone’s mind and along with that is the feeling we try to capture this time each year, one of feeling as though we can make a difference in the lives of others. But … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Community

The Weekly Photo Challenge for this week is community. From our science classes we understand community to be a group of like creatures in a defined space. During the last week I have been widening that defined space as I … Continue reading

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My Prayer of Jabez Experience

AUTHOR’s NOTE : As you read this I am away on a foreign mission trip to Belize. If you are a long time reader you have seen information about last year’s trip for quite a while. If you are new, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Christmas Activity

We are finally into one of my most favorite times of the year. Because of my Christian faith Christmas holds a special meaning. Over the years we all develop traditions to mark this season. Decorating, parties, Christmas plays, Cantatas and … Continue reading

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Bread of Heaven – Child Feeding Center in Belize

During my trip to Belize in December of 2012 I was blessed to see many examples of God’s work through so many generous people who took a leap of faith and struck out to change their piece of the world. … Continue reading

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When A Pie to My Face Can Motivate a Kid

Recently I was blessed to accept the opportunity to guide the missions activities at my church. It sprang from the trip I took with eleven others to deliver shoe box gifts to some children in the Central America country of … Continue reading

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2012 Belize Trip – Speaking a Common Language

I remember with fondness the morning our pastor announced the mission trip to Belize that I was blessed to join. While I cannot exactly recall the date, I know it was mid summer, some six months prior to departure. Feeling this was an answer … Continue reading

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2012 Belize Trip – Roads we traveled, places we visited.

Sunday December 9, 2012 – We visited the Hopewell International children’s home where Shannon and Christina Bullock provide a loving home to twelve or thirteen children. I say this because they were so excited when we arrived that they never … Continue reading

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