Day 16 | 30 Days of Prayer | Peru

Posted on: April 18, 2015 Written by
Day 16 | 30 Days of Prayer | Peru
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Attendees: Audra, Leticia, Heather, and Renee

My soul, wait silently for God alone, for my expectation is from Him (Psalm 62:5).

Like believing moms everywhere our attendees’ heart cry is that their children have an intimate, personal walk with the Lord. Raising kids on the field in some ways is no different than those in the States and in numerous ways, quite unique. Second guessing one’s call when children struggle with identity, friends and cultural adjustment is not uncommon. Lord we lift up those at the retreat who are experiencing tension and difficult decisions concerning their children. Raising teens carries it’s own challenges, in addition to living overseas, the complications can be many. May they sense your wisdom, peace, and grace as they journey through the various family challenges.

In Ecuador, the culture has been influenced by Catholicism over centuries. Though there is freedom of religion, much of the population is reluctant to consider change. However, we thank you, Lord, that there has been great impact of the Gospel in the highland regions. Thank you for the effective radio ministry of HCJB in Ecuador. We pray for the country to have an honest government that gives stability and peace, yet has the courage to tackle the serious economic and social problems. We ask for unity among the believers that transcends class, culture, and personalities. We pray for a healthy integration of the Quechan and Lowland Indians into the political, economic and spiritual life of the country, while preserving their cultural integrity. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

 

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About the author

Debbie Suits grew up in Naples, Italy, and fell in love with the city and its people. She came close to returning to Italy, but ended up in Madrid, Spain, where she and her husband worked for 16 years. They returned to the States due to the special needs of one of their children. She now lives in Denver, CO, with her husband and three kids (ages 24, 22 and 18). Debbie is a bi-lingual nanny, companion to the elderly, and Color Consultant. She is the author of the 30 Days of Prayer and is a representative of Get Hope Global (micro-enterprise loans). Debbie has been a part of Thrive retreats for many years as a Color Consultant and shares a kindred spirit with fellow women who work abroad.

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