We were waiting to take off from London to Kenya, and the pilot came on the intercom and said, "folks, I need to warn you we are definitely going to have turbulence on part of our ride today especially when we go over Rome." He went on to say there was a lot of rain and wind there and just wanted to prepare us so we would not be surprised.
A little bit later the flight attendant came by and asked us if we wanted a drink and I kiddingly said to Sue, "man, after that announcement maybe I need a shot of whiskey!" We both cracked up. OBVIOUSLY I was kidding. But seriously, I was kind of disheartened about the announcement but told Sue, "we have a lot of people praying..." and pulled out my bible and read some Psalms and just trusted the Lord as the ride started. Well, later on I fell asleep. When I woke up, I said, "Sue, have we gone over Rome yet?" (The airbus plane has a GPS tracker you can see on your screen and know exactly where you are plus lots of other stuff.) She happily said, "a long time ago!" I said, "really?" She said, yes we went through it and you slept, and there was absolutely NO rain or turbulence!!! God is so good and prayer does work.
Sue's doing great! I think she's loving this...so far. God is going to do amazing things and I can't wait to see it unfold.
We are now at the missionary compound staying at some missionaries house who are on furlough in the states. It's real nice and even has a piano. I'm loving it. But in the morning we go to Nakuru! I wil have no internet, however I will text the Twitter and be back God willing with a quick update Saturday night when we return.
Thanks everybody for your prayers. Love you much,