Robert & Roberta Adair

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Stories from Robert & Roberta Adair

I want to share a neat answer to prayer. It involves Mrs. A and Mrs. B. Mrs. A, a mother of two very active boys, is quite confident and forward. A natural gatherer, she is honest, energetic, and occasionally a bit abrasive. She’s my friend. Mrs. B, a mom of two polite gals, is very gentle and kind. She is open about her experience from the...

IMG_4539I shared about this briefly on our adairupdate fb page but thought I’d expand the story here. In our last newsletter, I wrote:

Other friends…have gotten more and more comfortable with the church community. They are beginning to feel less like okyakusan (guest) and more like kazoku (family). Please

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To answer the title of this blog, which is something R asked me a several times last week: indeed.

Last Tuesday, I received a package in the mail from my mom. It surprised me because it arrived about one week before she comes for over a month (yippee!!).  Inside the package was a stack of cards &...

“This time next year…”Part of me wants to wait to share this until post-delivery. Yet, 1) I have time and energy to share it now, 2) I think not posting would be more about fear than anything else, and 3) (wow, I’m getting really forgetful!).

Don’t tell our moms, but we went camping at 38 weeks :)

As I wrote ea...

IMG_3559Sometimes people (Japanese and non-Japanese alike) make comments about how unreligious Japan is. I, too, occasionally feel this way – after all, “religious” people attend weekly services, pray before meals, and read a holy book. Yet I am understanding more and more that religion...

_MG_7782Every once and awhile, I’m struck by the simplicity of the gospel – of the love and sacrifice of Christ. It’s so simple that even silly 7-year-old me could understand and receive it. While aware that it can also be incredibly complex, I think the simplicity is what captivates me.   (Yet another diff...

IMG_3474I’m 34 weeks pregnant, which for me is both exciting and terrifying.  (in an attempt to shorten this blog, I just deleted a bit of a rant about the previous sentence.  You’re welcome, Robert ;).

The idea of getting away for a night pre-baby was quite appealing for this...

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