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Sierra Leone Trip – April 2013 Day 7

23rd April 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Tuesday 23rd April Up early and devotion today was saying if you have a dream, are you prepared to count the cost.  Good question, the scale of the challenge I am setting here goes deeper.  What can be done in the face of such overwhelming challenges?  The need is on every corner, one crying out for attention before another.  See…

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Sierra Leone Trip – April 2013 Day 6

22nd April 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Monday 22nd April Up early on computer.  Again internet doesn’t work.  It is such a challenge communicating here as regularly things break down.  Terry had another UK internet version which meant I could get things off.  Breakfast and off to see Major Moses and set up meetings with Surveyors. Yesterday we agreed to meet at 9am but the major actually…

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Sierra Leone Trip – April 2013 Day 5

21st April 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Sunday 21st April Met with Yankoh, one of my the two men with no arms that I leant 1 million Leones to in January.  He had successfully repaid all the million and had come to ask for more money.  I went through his numbers and they had made 3 sales trips (I think) and agreed with him that after all…

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Sierra Leone Trip – April 2013 Day 4

20th April 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Saturday 20th April Work up with the clear words in my mind Faith is being sure of what you hope for and certain of what you cannot see.  Alison said she work up with a sense from God it was the right thing to do, having been hesitant the day before.  Exercising faith – how often do I do it…

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Sierra Leone Trip – April 2013 Day 3

19th April 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Friday 19th April Phoned Susan on our 27th wedding anniversary.  Hardly any been apart across the years but somehow seemed well connected for a long time!  Breakfast was porridge and omelette and Terry had some helpful scriptures to consider.  Alison arrived and we headed off to the west side of Freetown, about a 45 minute journey.  I stopped at the…

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Sierra Leone Trip – April 2013 Day 2

18th April 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Thursday 18th April One day merges to the next on an overnight flight.  Its 5 in the morning and 26 degrees of heat you wear its me as I step off the plane.  Oh no I forgot my yellow fever certificate and I know they randomly ask to see it.  My passport is nearly full so after finding a space …

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