Everyone realizes just how important the kitchen is in a home. For most women, and some men, it's the main room of the house and the place where all sorts of good things come from. Maria and Mariano and their family are a huge step closer to having a kitchen back in their home. Bart, from our Katy, TX team was here Monday, took measurements and headed back home where he spent 2 - 12 hour days and 1 - 18 hour day building the kitchen cabinets. He did an outstanding job as you can see in the photos. Solid wood, no partical board here. Complete with an extra large pantry for a family with 5 children! The team even took Mariano and Maria to the store to pick out their laminate for the hand made counter tops! What a blessing for everyone involved in this project! The team brought them the stain/poly they will need to finish the cabinets and we will be getting the sink and other items next week! Our heartfelt thanks to all of this team as they did come and go throughout the week and each one brought lasting memories for all of us!
We also had a team come and work for one day today. They are from the Jacksonville, Florida area. They came to Houston and decided to come here and spend a day blessing a family. Hank and Cherie were that family. We got materials for them yesterday, they were delivered and by early afternoon those materials were all used! This team made it possible for Hank to tear into their bathroom, put in a new subfloor and do all the things he's been waiting to do. They also learned how to spread roof sealant on a mobile home! We are so thankful to them for coming and blessing this wonderful family.
Even though it was Friday and we were saying both hello and goodbye to the Florida team and goodbye to Texas we are preparing for yet another local team to come and spend the day tomorrow. They will all be working in Vicky's house, cleaning inside, cleaning outside and generally preparing it for rebuilding.
The outside temps are rising, we broke all records yesterday with 104 degrees and no end in sight. The teams still come, the sweat pours down their faces and still that joy of the Lord shines through and they bless others and in turn are blessed themselves! I just love how God planned it that way!!!!
Until next time . . . Thanks Florida and thanks Katy, Texas!!!!! Susan and Monty