What now...your prayers?

Trip Start Feb 06, 2007
Trip End Apr 26, 2009

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Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Now, you've had a chance to get to know a little more about what is going on in the process. In case you've forgotten, I stage exactly 3 weeks from today! I got this strange post on my travelogue from a RPCV that served in Liberiad during the late 70s. Out of no where it came. Then it made me realize that even the oddest person in the oddest place can be reading my posts...so let me fervently ask for your prayers...I asked you in my last travelogue would you be willing to pray for me during my two year tour of duty?
If you are willing to be a prayer warrior, here are a few items to begin praying for on my behalf....
-Pray for the people that I will stage with....to allow me to build strong and lasting relationships with my fellow PCTs...for they, undoubtedly will be my rock....my support during the critical first three months at post in Paraguay.
-Pray for my staging coordinator (s), my project director, my country director, and the training staff that they will be open to receive a CRAZY person...someone who loves life and wants to live it up everyday ---- pray for patience while they attempt to teach me two languages that I must master in 10 weeks.
-Pray for the pilots who will fly our training group...the already infamous G23 group for Paraguay Peace Corps - that they will be alert and safely lead us to our post.
-Pray for my host family...what will they be like? I think about this a lot...how many host brothers and sisters will I have? What will they do for a living? pray that they will receive me with open arms and be willing to foster love and trust from an ordinary American - ....gosh...the stereotypes I want to change about Americans.
Well, that's all for tonight...please begin soaking these items in prayer. I cannot do this alone, but with God on my side and His people, I know that I can succeed at whatever I set my mind to...
Your ambassador to the world, Trevor
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Re: What will I do?

Thank you for those kind comments. I will very much miss you. You have something that a lot of people your age don't have - discipline and determination. You know what you want in life and you're not afraid to go for it...no matter the sacrifices you have to make. True, there are some sacrifices that you still have to make to ultimately reach where you want to go and you know what I am talking about...but hopefully you will come to your senses on that someday. Always remember....never give in to other people - stay strong, for you always have a strong foundation to stand on - your beliefs are there...God will take care of the rest. I could not have asked for a better person to get me through my last two years of college. I'm glad that God sent you and Jenn my way--Shell too, but out of the 3 = you know we have formed a tight friendship and I am really going to miss you. You are a true friend! Remember, I'm only an email or phone call away...TRevoR

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