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The World Through a Child's Eyes

This morning we were sitting under our hut drinking tea, which we do every morning. While we usually drink mate, (a hot green tea), because it is so very, very warm here right now we drank the cold version today, terere.  On Sundays we have an extended devotional time together (since we go to church on Saturday night) and while we were talking and dreaming, Timmy asked if he could have the camera to take a few pictures.  After a quick lesson he was off on his first photo shoot. I just downloaded 329 pictures from my budding photographer!  I thought they were amusing, so I'm going to share the world through a four year old boy's eyes (all photo credits by Timmy!).

About 200 pictures were of his dad.  It chokes me up how much our son loves and admires his father.  The next 100 pictures or so were of our dog, then a few of the ground, the roof, the trash can?... see for yourself what interests a little boy:
"Why are you waking me up from my nap?"-Sandy

"You didn't brush your teeth this morning, you've got doggy breath."-Timmy
Glad they love each other!
The roof of our hut...
Timmy's joy at the nearby pond...a remote control boat.
Those stubby little toes never see shoes.  Even last night, I had to leave for church before the guys to set up the power point and when I see Timmy he's at church barefoot!  I gave Norb "the look" and he just shrugged!
Self portrait of the cutest boy in southern Paraguay
This is the end of our tea, we drank an entire pitcher.  By 9 a.m. it was already 85 degrees!

The one picture of a very blessed mommy!


  1. That was fun! You look so beautiful in that last picture!

  2. What a fun way to spend Sunday mornings.... we may "do thou likewise." Our Saturday nights are always L-A-T-E, and church service is Sunday evening, but my head still can't wrap around missing a Sunday morning service.

  3. This was one of the sweetest posts I have ever read. Love the pics Timmy took! Also, 220 pics of dad and 1 of mom? Hilarious!


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