I Am Thankful Ten-Times Over.

Father God – I am thankful.

I am thankful for your loving faithfulness that gives me grace, peace, mercy and love each day anew.

I am thankful that you delayed our initial flights to Honduras, so that we canceled our visa trip – and are able to be here, in Honduras, at the mission hospital right now where I can ease into working at the hospital while we wait for Hannah to be born.

I am thankful that you expedited our Honduran Residency Status so we can stay here legally until well after Hannah is born when we receive all the documents needed to travel back to the USA with her.

I am thankful for an uneventful pregnancy thus far, that baby Hannah appears healthy, head-down, and ready to be born any day now.

I am thankful that we have plenty of food, clean water, and electricity while we wait out this country-wide quarantine.

I am thankful for a kind generous Christian community, a beautiful yard and jungle to romp about, and spacious home and that we are well.

I am thankful for Lydia’s recent confession of faith, while we were lighting our Lenten candle wreath, when, after discussing Jesus’ perfect obedience to the Father in going to the cross, she said, “I want to obey like that.”

I am thankful for the ocean breeze, for starry nights, beautiful birds, curious insects, and cute lizards.

I am thankful for donors who are supporting us despite the uncertainty they face in their own situations.

I am thankful for good coffee, great books, and hammocks.

Blessings on all of you,
Nate & Bethany

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16 thoughts on “I Am Thankful Ten-Times Over.”

  1. So thankful to hear that good report and see the beautiful scenes in the tropics.  Lifting you up in His love, Sarah Mobbs.

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    1. You are in a beautiful place at just the right time. You go nowhere by accident. I’m looking forward to a visit there once all this virus stuff is behind us.

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  2. So good to hear how great God has been making ways for sll of you! I believe you just added another chapter to psalm. What an uplifting email. Thank you for that and for updating us. We are choosing to stay home because of Stanley’s lung disease. The pictures are beautiful and those dear precious little girls. Bless you all. You all are in our prayers. Hi Bethany- I think of you often and baby Hannah. Sherrilyn Pack
    On Thu, Mar 26, 2020, 10:58 AM Kingdom Outpost – The Gilley Family wrote:
    > kingdomoutpost posted: “Father God – I am thankful. I am thankful for your > loving faithfulness that gives me grace, peace, mercy and love each day > anew. I am thankful that you delayed our initial flights to Honduras, so > that we canceled our visa trip – and are able to be here,” >

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  3. Thankful for your update and praying for Hannah’s safe delivery! Love you all and praying God’s protection and grace! Love, Alice

    Sent from Mail for Windows 10

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  4. What a fun thing to wake up and read! We love you guys. Pray for and talk about you a lot and would love to chat with soon. Give the girls big hugs from us!!!

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  5. We miss you but I’m so thankful y’all are doing well during these crazy times. Praying for you and baby Hannah! Your family is a true blessing.

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  6. Wonderful update! We are praying for sweet Hannah’s arrival. And we miss you all dearly! Congrats Lydia on your recent decision!

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  7. Loved the update and sweet pictures! Thank you for sharing your heart with Jack and me. You encourage all of us to use lemons to make lemonade🙂. I’m bugging Susan to death everyday to hear if Hannah has been born! Praying for y’all each day❤️

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