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The Trews have landed

We have arrived online eventually!!! Life in Paraguay definitely does
not move in the fast lane, although we are now up and running after a
difficult call to technical support in Spanish. (Aren't you

We arrived safely last Wednesday after an extremely long journey -
about 38 hours. Thankfully Elijah slept for a good bit although it was
difficult for us to rest with him balancing on our knees. We had a 10
hour stopover in Miami which was bad because it was the middle of the
night for us but only afternoon for them. We had got Elijah over to
sleep when a very rude security woman insisted we lift him out of the
pram so she could push it through the gate. He then promptly woke up
and we were very cross. Enough about grumpy officials!!

The principal of the school was at Ascuncion to meet us which was just
as well because we were so tired we could hardly even see let alone
negotiate or bribe foreign customs in a language we couldn't speak. We
actually managed to get through wi…


In three weeks time we should be sitting in sunny Asuncion. Sunny, hot and humid. A couple of weeks ago the temperature hit 39C, and its due to get hotter. At the moment we are sitting in a friend's flat surrounded by boxes, suitcases and lots of odd socks. Many of our socks got separated from each other in the move out of our house, now we are trying to help them find each other!

As the last three weeks close in the nervous excitement is building. Stronger than ever now is the feeling that we are going down the path that God has shown us. The sadness of leaving home is stronger than ever too. The next time we are in our own church will be our last.

There is still so much to do, your prayers are absolutely vital over the next few weeks. Thank you so much for your prayers and support, we really could not be doing with without you.

Every month we shall attempt to produce an electronic newsletter for you in email and web page form. The address for the prayer lett…