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Mother's Day

This Sunday (May 15) is Mother's Day in Paraguay!  Since it is also the bicentennial celebration, we've been in constant activites.  Last Saturday at church I was able to speak about honoring our mothers (Exodus 20:12). 
 On Monday our small group had a Mother's Day celebration.  The men made us steak BBQ!!
On Tuesday Timmy's kindergarten sang Mother's Day songs for the local "Club de Abuelas" (Grandmother's Club).

In school Timmy drew a picture of his mama.  He knows me well; my favorite color is blue and this tropical climate does weird things with my hair!
Today was Timmy's fiesta at school.  They sang beautiful songs in German and Spanish for the moms. 

They served us appetizers and made us a book of their art.  What a special week.
I am so blessed to be  a mother! 


  1. Happy Mother's Day, Julie!

  2. It is a huge honor to be a Mom and you are a great one! Any news on the adoption front? Julie, it is an honor to know you and to see the amazing ways in which our lives parallel each other..something we certainly never imagined..and we will have eternity to talk about it! Love you guys! Julie Zaragoza

  3. Great pictures... especially the last one! :)

    Happy Mother's Day, Julie.


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