2 results for tag: dreams


8 Years Ago Today!

8 years ago today, Regina and Dan Bumstead, along with Nimisha Lala from South Africa, crowded into a fully packed to the gills double cab Nissan pickup, and started our amazing journey to Zambia (I almost said, “into the unknown” – because so many things at that point were unknown! But we had a few Lighthouse Beacons that were already clearly plotted by our Pilot for us. One of these was – ZAMBIA!). We had very few monthly supporters at this point. We had only Mike Lungu and Nimisha Lala as team members. We had many, many unknowns! But we did have a “miraculous” down payment on a lovely spot of earth nestled between the villages of ...

Singing in the Rain

"His ways are not our ways, his thoughts are not our thoughts. In September '07 we started construction on a spec house, something we hadn't done for at least 10 years.  Upon completion in December, we put it on the market, hopeful that the proceeds would allow us to pay off some debt and live in Africa for a period of time. We didn't realize that the economy was taking a nosedive, with housing sales coming to a virtual standstill over the course of 2008.  Despite the continued prayers of many people, that beautiful house crafted with such high expectations remained empty all through the spring and summer, through the time when we were nearly ...