For those of you that have been tracking with us since our first year in Taiwan (2006-’07) you will probably remember our friend, Pearl. We rented an apartment from her during our first year here, and throughout the year developed a sweet friendship with her. We shared many meals, conversations, and she even began attending our 3E English Outreach at church from time to time. We’ve been praying for her to come to know Jesus and continue to invite her to church events.
We don’t see each other as often anymore because we are no longer renting from her, but we keep in touch through e-mail and phone calls quite regularly. But, for the past 3 years she has always remembered that July 1st is both of our birthdays. And, if we are in Taiwan at the time, she insists on taking us out for dinner- always to a very nice place. So, this week we enjoyed a delicious meal together, consisting mostly of seafood and a lot of hot tea. Here are two pictures of us together with Pearl celebrating our birthdays. The first one was in 2007 and the second one was taken this year. Enjoy!