All Things to Enjoy

Posted on: February 26, 2014 Written by
All Things to Enjoy
  Picture Praise Photography by: Susan Bergman De Vries        

In many parts of the Middle East, as well as the rest of the world, life is very basic! There are no luxuries or conveniences, and daily bread is the basic sustenance that is literal!  A round flat bread with a little olive oil is all that is needed for a meal.  I saw in this vase the two basic ingredients of daily food: olive branches and wheat stalks.  The sunshine coming through the open door is the divine gift to produce this food.  Somehow, every day, all over the world, God gives human kind “our daily bread.”


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About the author

My name is Susan Bergman De Vries. I left the United States in 1968 on my first summer missions trip, left again as a young wife in 1972, and have since then lived in Ghana, Costa Rica, Mindanao (Philippines), Kenya, and now Cyprus in the E.U. We have 3 daughters, born on 3 different continents, and now all 3 and their husbands are working in 3 different missions, in Mozambique and Brazil. All 10 of my grandchildren speak Portuguese (or will when they learn to talk) which my husband and I do not. Bummer, huh?

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