Tag Archives: Belize

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

Xunantonich Mayan Ruins, December 2015 For Skywatch Friday

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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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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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Weekly Photo Challenge – Grand

The Weekly Photo Challenge for this week is Grand. The idea is not only consider size, but the “wow factor”. My biggest wow came during my week long mission trip to Belize. We visited during the second week of December … 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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2012 Belize Trip – The National Anthem of Belize

During our first evening in Belize, we were able to take part in a Christmas celebration in the capital of Belmopan.There was music, dancing, Santa’s arrival and a Christmas Tree lighting much like you might imagine would happen in America. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Prompt – From Above

This photo was made from atop the highest level of the Mayan archaeological site at Cahal Pech, which is near San Ignacio, Belize. It is quite a physical feat to ascend this ruin as it boasts some steep steps as you can … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Culture

Culture is as unique as your area. People living in the city have a different culture than us who live in the country. Where I live the majority of people have adequate transportation to get where they desire. When I … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Idyllic

What does your ideal community look like? How is it organized, and how is community life structured? What values does the community share? I think my ideal community is much like the one where I live today. My home is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

This week’s photo prompt is based on the idea Forward. You can join in by following this link back to the original post the weekly photo challenge. A couple of months ago I feel like I took a giant step forward. … 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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2012 Belize Mission Trip – Youth With a Mission – Basketball Ministry

At this point in my sharing of what we saw during my first mission trip abroad I would like to tell you about a unique ministry that incorporates an activity that is common in many cultures. By employing this vehicle … Continue reading

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2012 Belize Mission Trip – Something New

While we were busy preparing for the Night of Encouragement where we took several sets of parents out to a local restaurant for a meal and time of encouraging them in their parenting we had the opportunity to visit the … Continue reading

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