We can’t go into details here...since all Baby Safe
client cases are confidential.
Julie was directly involved with removing a child from
an unsafe environment and had to appear in court to testify
(Karl went with her).
As they say here...that was HECTIC!
At South African courts...
1. You call the judge "Your Worship"
2. There is only one judge that handles all the child related
cases in this whole area
3. It's best to be on his good side
We celebrated Karl’s birthday with friends
at a toboggan run! Of course! Why wouldn't we?
No snow needed...we just hopped on a “sled
thing” and slid down a metal tube. Great fun if you’re
6 or turning 39!
Of course we were a little disturbed that
8 year old children could ride alone (saw a few people fly
high into the air...thrown off their toboggan and walk away
with some serious "toboggan burn"). African entertainment
is not for sissies!
is a video someone filmed of going down this very tobogaan
(by second 22 you do kinda feel like you're about to
Oh how I love these giggly girls! I have been mentoring
these precious teen-age girls from Ocean View for several
This year we get together every Tuesday night and...
1. They make dinner! It’s a pretty
great deal. We buy the ingredients and they whip up what
they call their "favorite colored food.”
2. After our little girls go to bed, I put on a
nature sounds album, instruct them to sit back, relax and...
- Listen to God - We take a few minutes
to listen to the Lord. I ask them to close their eyes
and listen to what God has to say to them right now. This
can be a picture he gives them, a song, a word or an idea.
They write down what they feel God is saying to them.
- Blessings - I read the girls a spiritual
your Spirit - by Arthur Burk)– speaking God’s
destiny and hope to their inner being
Start - The girls are going through a work-book,
where they experience the process of becoming free from
the effects of offense, hurt, and loss through the transforming
power of forgiveness and freedom in Christ.