Robert & Roberta Adair

ADAIR UPDATE

 

Stories from Robert & Roberta Adair

I pray that you may be active in sharing your faith so that you will have a full understanding of every good thing we have in Christ (Philemon 1:6).

In our last newsletter (ahem, a few months ago…), we shared some of our friend’s story of coming to Christ. I occasionally meet with her to pray and to read Scripture together. As I...

imageThe last few days felt like pretty big swings in seeing some of the beauty of Japan as well as some of her brokenness.

Lost: One snapshot is from my first Buddhist funeral. I’ve been to 3 other funerals, but they’ve either been at church or have been for a Christian at a funeral home-type facility. These funerals were somewhat similar...

imageWednesday was a national holiday, so businesses (and church) closed down. R, J, and I went to our friend’s camp (or rather the camp her parents are managing) a few hours south of us. We went in December when it was covered in a lovely layer of snow. This time it was spring, and the woods practically shouted at me as I got out of the car. The...

imageThis week hasn’t gone as expected. Even tonight, we had dinner plans that fell through because a friend isn’t feeling well. I made lunch on Thursday for a friend who told me at the last minute that she didn’t feel well and couldn’t come. A few other get-togethers were cancelled – and all of this extra “free...

imageWhen Robert was in CA, J and I went for a jog. We greeted a grandma in our neighborhood who was out working in her yard. After some small talk (mostly about my mom’s visit to Japan – I’ve never talked with this woman before in my life and she somehow knows a good deal about our family…), she asked me about a fruit...

imageI wish I could say that I’m a consistent exerciser. So although this might look like “oh yeah I’m jogging and disciplined and fit and fabulous,” …(snicker snicker snicker)…

I did go for a jog the other day. I got J suited up in warm clothes, carried him to the garage, and started loading him into the jogging...

Roberta on bicycleI hope that someday I’ll be able to communicate in Japanese well – listening, speaking, nonverbals, etc.  That’s a real (and noble ) goal/hope/prayer.  Connected with that, though, is that I hope I’ll communicate things that are worth communicating.I remember when a friend in Kosovo said to me, “Be...

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