Childhood friends, memories from the past and activities in the present don’t always come together to form new memories and new adventures. But, when they do, great blessings abound! Such is the case with my childhood friend, Joy and a wonderful organization called Azmera. Years had passed with very little contact between the two of us. Life was very full and busy for both Joy and myself. One day, I received an invitation from Joy. I was less interested in the reason for the
The holistic approach to ministering to cross cultural women was incredibly life giving to me. I have rested, grown, and worked through some issues in counseling that were keeping me from trusting God completely. I had no idea a few days could change a life. Thanks to God using Azmera, I am changed. A grateful participant Check out our upcoming retreats and help make one possible through a financial gift. Who do you know who could use this kind of refreshment?
At our Costa Rica Azmera Retreat, speaker Peg Forrest had participants write summaries of their retreat experience in a haiku. Look at what God did! Who me? I’m waiting... Pitiful, broken, shameful... Now brilliant glory. Half empty or full? Keep on pouring in until My cup overflows In the darkest night
God’s grace matches every trial His promises give hope Uncomfortable gone
We talked and laughed at breakfast God restored friendship What has God been doing recently in your
From a young mother, wife, cross-cultural worker, who spends 99% of her time pouring out, I can’t thank you enough for allowing me the opportunity to fill my cup. At Azmera, I connected with other global women and with God. For the first time in the last year I crafted, journaled, and received. Today I do not feel sad to leave this retreat, but recharged, ready to pour/overflow into others. Thank you! Amanda God loves his children, doesn't He!