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Hats off to Mr. and Mrs. Rachford

For making this trip a reality!  You showed and taught us how to bless others!  Their  love for Miss Leonie and her 83 children motivates and drives them with incredible excellence and humility!  With confidence they press through challenges, swiftly, decisively, on their own time, coordinating tons of details for months prior to our visit to Belize, Central America!  They were on their 1 year wedding anniversary vacation at San Pedro (as they worked the details daily), then continued while on site in Belize!

Thank you Marty and Jenn, we appreciate your example!  Our children witnessed a precious married couple of excellence, close up, in person, full of action, full of grace!

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A few of those details were noted…

  • FaceBook page invitations to come and serve…
  • Three conference calls to coordinate the Belize Christmas Blessing shopping of 100 children and 13 staff at the King’s Children’s Home (orphanage)
  • Group emails she sent… 1am, 3am, 4am
  • Answered emails and texts from dozens of us…
  • Lodging arrangements…
  • Customs prayers and strategies that saved $1000′s for the orphans!
  • Airport pickups…
  • Shifting of arrangements with missed flights…
  • Shopping for the Belize Christmas Blessing lose ends…
  • Posted details of the week
  • Posters of life giving Words for all to learn from!
  • Marty did construction planning and coordinated the shopping of materials for all the workers and volunteers.
  • Marty  and Jennifer worked tirelessly, PLUS they were a huge help for me conquering FEAR of heights in the jungle!
  • Visiting the children…
  • Transportation details…
  • Sniffle, bug bite, opps (drank the water!) … Rachford Herbals!
  • Zip Lining and Cave Tubing coordination…
  • Departure arrangements…

Jennifer Rachford, you did all this and so much more with patience, love, a smile and wells of encouragement!  Tears flood my eyes as I write this!  Our world is starving for examples worthy to follow!  I desire to walk in your steps, lead in confidence, less words, more action, blessing those that need it, encouraging those that have it, to give from the heart!  I love you Jennifer Rachford, you are all in, looking for nothing for yourself, all for the children and your God!  Thank you!

Marty Rachford, your tenderness, love and strength are a delight!  Watching your blues eyes light up and sparkle when your wife is in sight, holding her tightly in a hug, and smooching her often!  Love begins out of the bedroom, and to watch your consistent tenderness was refreshing!  What an example of servant leadership!  We all appreciate the effort you put into this trip, the organization, the hard work, the fun!  Love you Marty Rachford!  Thank you from the bottom of my heart for being a man of excellence!

Thank you Marty!

Thank you Marty!

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beautiful people...

beautiful people…

Early the next day... breakfast, then play date in the sea!

Early the next day… breakfast, then play date in the sea!

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