October 2012 tanzaniacc.org
October 31, 2012
As dry as Ezekiel’s bones has been this October in Tanzania! Although TCC’s groundskeeper Enock has hauled them cut grass numerous times, our cows and goats seem to escape our pasture often in search of anything that offers extra nourishment. Lately they have enjoyed our few rose bushes, complete with thorns (the goats considering those a delicacy)! Though many of you have dealt with Hurricane Sandy and its deluge, we are begging God to bring the rains to East Africa.
So like the ever-present "dust devils" (mini-tornadoes) that daily swirl across the dry landscape, the Tanzanian government officials have seemed to be everywhere everyday this month. First the district medical officer and his entourage came to inspect the clinic, then the immigration officials arrived to ensure that every worker, Tanzanian and foreign, had his or her current work permit. Due to officials meeting with various TCC employees we have had to spend more time working at the clinic this month and less time in home Bible studies…