Year in Review: Fellowship Required

Throughout the year I tried to have people over to get to know them.  I am so thankful for the people who came over early because it was very difficult for me to communicate with them.  I would spend 2-3 hours preparing to try and say 2-3 phrases when I first had people come over.

Ideal Day 1

Dinner with Friends

One of the basic things that is required is having meat at meals.  I really enjoyed the Rio Grande do Sul culture of BBQed meat.  This was a staple of every meal that I served.

BBQ 2

Dinner always includes meat

While the beginning of fellowship time at my place was difficult as the year progressed so did my Portuguese abilities.  Towards the end of the year I was able to enjoy many more and longer conversations during the fellowship times.

hosting 1

Great Opportunities for Conversations

At times I would have multiple families over at the same time.  I am so thankful for everyone who was able to come over and have fellowship during the year.  Next year I hope to have many more people come over for more fellowship.

Friends 1

Sometimes Groups Came

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One thought on “Year in Review: Fellowship Required

  1. Relationships and fellowship are key to dynamic interaction among people, and many more ancillary blessings flow from there. Keep it up, Benjamin. God imbued you with gifts that lend themselves to your current “work” and spiritual growth and wisdom and stature. I will continue to pray for your language acquisition and confidence and for personal friends for you.
    Love the Giants cap in last pic! 😮 )
    Love and prayer, Auntie Carolyn

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