Redeemed, Rejoicing and Relief

“Look sister! It’s daddy and grandpa!” R and A looked out the AIM AIR hangar doors with excitement and relief. Finally, after two years restoring a damaged Cessna 206, the AIM AIR team could take it out for its first test flight. With their mechanic dad and pilot grandpa in the cockpit, the girls prayedContinue reading “Redeemed, Rejoicing and Relief”

A Hug from a Stranger: February 2021 update

Even though the January delay due to Covid was not what we would have chosen, we saw so many silver linings. The forced rest and extra time with our sons was exactly what we needed!Phil, EJ and Matthew arrived back in Kenya on February 12. A Hug from a Stranger“Sorry ma’am, you are not allowedContinue reading “A Hug from a Stranger: February 2021 update”

Sharing Cabbages and Compassion

In September we emailed out a special AIM AIR update, but apparently not many people received it. You can read that update on our Newsletter page. When Covid hit, Abigail’s jewelry business took a sudden nosedive. With 5 grandchildren to raise alone, she was the first friend I felt led to help financially.  (Kenya hasContinue reading “Sharing Cabbages and Compassion”

EJ Flies a Plane!

On March 1 – before Covid-19 took over headlines – I accompanied Pilot Lindsey on an AIM AIR flight to western Kenya to pick up a short term missions group. Beautiful valleys and villages soared beneath us as we skirted storm clouds. After getting our 5 passengers situated, I settled in the co-pilot seat, readyContinue reading “EJ Flies a Plane!”

Peace in the Changes

FAMILY: Launching 3 young adults into the world of work and college feels like a double loop roller coaster ride (yucky!).  Returning to Africa on Sept. 30 without them was perhaps the hardest thing we’ve ever done.  Yet, they’ve all landed in Wisconsin, venturing out into their chosen paths.  We are grateful for God’s peaceContinue reading “Peace in the Changes”

Leaving Well – Home Assignment 2018

It’s time for our first Home Assignment! (Furlough) Our thoughts have been quite reflective as we think about the last 3 years. Two recent experiences stick out. 1. The other day I (EJ) was driving (which is still stressful, but not as much as before) to our homeschool co-op, and this thought crossed my mind.Continue reading “Leaving Well – Home Assignment 2018”