Stamatis Status - April 1, 2008

Deborah and I celebrated the anniversary of our 18th year of marriage yesterday. As usual for me at these moments I pause to think about the road we have traveled in our sojourn here on earth. I was again reminded that life is a progressive process of transitions. This reality is evidenced by the events that have impacted our lives over the last month.

A dear friend, partner in our efforts here in Albania, and a great encourager from the day we met her five years ago – Joy Courtney – went home to be with the Lord on March 11. Her family continues to be in our prayers. I will always remember the first time Deborah and I met Joy and her sister Oneida Brown (also a dear friend and sister in Christ) at the train station in Wilmington, Delaware. “Time is filled with swift transition.”

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