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News from the Malones in Ukraine

Where’s the Map!?

By Chris Malone | Jun 18, 2013 | Comments Off on Where’s the Map!?

Wouldn’t it be easier if every morning I got a navigation link sent to my phone and I just had to accept the file, open it up, and see the detailed turn-by-turn directions for the day?  Week?  Month?  Year?  I mean, it would be easier for me and even God, too, right?

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Our First Ukrainian Wedding

By Chris Malone | Jun 16, 2013 | Comments Off on Our First Ukrainian Wedding

We went to our first wedding in Ukraine yesterday.  We left the house about 2:00 for the 3:00 start.  We pulled into our driveway at 12:40 a.m.  You might think we broke down somewhere and had to wait hours for help.

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Is this the day God will forget about me or (you)?

By Chris Malone | Jun 15, 2013 | Comments Off on Is this the day God will forget about me or (you)?

We don’t know for sure or exactly, but we see places where is IS working and we know He’s inviting us to join Him in that work.

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By Chris Malone | Jun 14, 2013 | Comments Off on Focus

Focus.  I am really trying to reorient our focus right now.  As I have said many times before, we came with great plans to serve God.  We even put it into a bullet list and once it’s written down and people have seen it, you have to stick to the list, right? As I was […]

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By Chris Malone | Jun 13, 2013 | Comments Off on Direction

For most of my life, I thought of this Scripture as a good anecdote to life—specifically about my future.  But now, it’s our lifeline.

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God’s Work Abounds

By Chris Malone | Apr 7, 2013 | Comments Off on God’s Work Abounds

God is always at work around us!

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God is always at work around you.

By Chris Malone | Mar 29, 2013 | Comments Off on God is always at work around you.

[dropcap style=”1″ size=”4″]G[/dropcap]od is always at work around you.  One of my favorite principles from the Henry Blackaby study, “Experiencing God.”  We’ve been through this study several times.   The 4th or 5th time was right before we adopted Matthew and Micah.  When we surrendered to God on a deeper level during that study we […]

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Big day in Kiev today!

By Chris Malone | Mar 22, 2013 | Comments Off on Big day in Kiev today!

Last night, we got the call we had been waiting for.  We were told to appear at the office that handles Permanent Residency documentation this morning to receive our documents.  We had just been there on Tuesday (3 days ago) because we thought we were going to get the documents then.   But what they […]

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March 8 — Women’s Day

By Chris Malone | Mar 8, 2013 | Comments Off on March 8 — Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is BIG in Ukraine.  When I say it’s big here, I mean it’s HUGE.   It’s a day to celebrate women.   And celebrate we do.  The actual holiday is today, March 8.   Lots of businesses closed early yesterday to gear up for the big day today.   Most businesses were […]

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