Karl’s mother received a good report on her chemo
The treatment was successful in slowing down the cancer,
and we are so thankful for God's goodness. The doctor
said this was the best possible result that could be hoped
for from this type of treatment.
She has begun a hormone therapy treatment and will know
more about it's success in further slowing down the cancer
in 10 weeks.
Because of the success of her cancer treatments so far,
we have decided to return to Africa towards the end of
We are praying about returning to Africa either
at the end of October of after Christmas (will keep you
posted on what we decide).
Over the next few months we will be...
- JOY: Continuing to bring the joy
of grandchildren to Karl’s mother
- SOCCER: Karl will be coaching his
former soccer team
- BUSINESS: Julie will be promoting
Motherhood is Beautiful Isaiah
61 Bracelets to empower moms in Africa and volunteering
at Omaha’s Hope Center Employability Center
Added Bonus for Emme's development...Staying
in America for part of the 2013 school year will give
Emme an extra boost in her development, as she can recieve
needed input from special education teachers in the public
school system in Omaha.
We hope to be able to connect with all of you before
we head back to Africa later this year! Contact
us if you'd like to get together.
Karl surprises his former Omaha FC soccer
team by coming to watch state finals.
is so excited to start coaching his former Omaha FC team
this fall before we head back to Africa in October.
This is unexpected and amazing opportunity, as
some of these boys he has coached since they were 8 years
When the current coach recently stepped down, the club
asked Karl if he would be available to coach his former
team this fall.
Today we headed to Des Moines to watch the team play
at the US Youth Soccer Regional Championships.
It was fun for Julie and Jensen to be back on the side-lines,
cheering on the team (just like old times)!