August 31, 2015
By Jill Duggar
Hey everyone! August has been a busy month for us and as so many of you know it has ended on a sad note for my extended family. Please do pray for our family. We are so thankful for God’s grace during difficult days.
This last month has been a bit of a whirlwind for us with a quick trip to the U.S. and back here to Central America over the weekend. When we were first invited to our friend, Michaella Bates', wedding we didn't think we were going to be able to make it. But once we realized that we needed to make a trip back to the States to do some filming for the upcoming TLC documentary, we were thrilled that the dates coincided with that of the wedding! We were able to make the stop in Tennessee on our way back here to Central America! We had to increase our class time on the front half of the week to make up for the time we would lose studying in the latter half of the week. However, it was definitely worth it when we took off for a great reunion with family and friends! It was a lovely wedding celebration! My younger sister, Joy, and her best friend, Carlin Bates, came home with us! It's been a blast having company and they've been such a great help to us while we bury ourselves in the books! I will not want them to leave after their two week visit! I love having them here for the friendship and Israel certainly loves all the extra attention!
Verbs! Verbs! ...and more verbs! LOL. This is what Spanish class has looked like for both Derick and I recently. We are enjoying our classes and are so blessed to have each other to bounce questions off of since we are taking the same classes. The way our school teaches is individualized, so we each have an instructor. This really helps us to be immersed and practice conversational Spanish everyday. It has opened up good opportunities for both of us to talk about the Bible and pray with our teachers.
Thank y'all for continuing to pray for us! We will keep the updates coming and will try to do so with more frequency so keep checking our website for more!
We are so grateful for your partnership and friendship as we work to bring many to Christ in Central America!