The Hayes Zoo

Our Purpose

- to know God and use our entire lives in service to Him.

- to stand in the gap through prayer, giving and service to viable ministries in Latin America.

- to be transparent helpers of fellow brothers and sisters in Christ, using our resources and skills that through the Holy Spirit, we might encourage and equip those who have less.

- to share a living perspective from Latin America to our churches, friends and family in the states and beyond.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011


Well -

Here this little blog sits. Frankly because I'm not sure what to do with it. It began as a contact for those who were in one of two categories. One: supporters. Two: related to us by blood or marriage and still wanted to speak to us even though we'd jumped ship, so to speak, and moved to Mexico with our three little kids.

It evolved somewhat into a journal of daily life living cross culturally. The nitty gritty along with spiritual applications and struggles we were having living on faith and many prayers. With the notorious mailing system south of the border it did make a great way to keep people up to date on what we were facing and what they were participating in - and tada - it became THE NEWSLETTER. Also, once I figured out how to post pictures it really upped the visual aids as well...:) Remember that meat picture? Or maybe you don't want to remember that....

So - now what. This has me completely stalled.

We are back in the USA. My husband has a regular job. I am doing regular things. I drive a car now for Pete's sake. I know of many who blog these days and am wondering in the value of one. more. blog. about general life. Really - what's the point? I'm not that skilled in any one area. I don't have parenting, housekeeping, cooking or homeschooling down to a science and I don't have that many brain cells left after 5 years of learning how to live one way to share much in how to make a 180 degree turn and do it pretty enough to publish the process.

Soooooo....that's where I'm at.



BETHANY said...

Keep blogging or let it go. It doesn't matter in the long run and I'll love you either way. :)

S. Elisabeth said...

don't forget, you had 5 years trying to speak a certain way too...that kills even more brain cells!;D
just so you know, I feel like I'm in the same boat. I got here on the 6th, started driving last Monday, started a full time job last Tuesday...weird much? I can't say that I'm completely HERE yet...

thinking of you guys!