Author Archives: Jacquie

Grandpa Tilitzky

I write this post in memory of my Grandpa Abram Tilitzky who passed away last Tuesday, October 4th in Abbotsford, BC, Canada at the age of 91.  Grandpa T was born in Russia and moved to Canada at the age … Continue reading

Posted in October 2011 | 2 Comments

Our Days at Pinguinos

Well the kids and I (Jacquie) have started our days back at Pinguinos this week. I’m not sure if I have ever done a good job of explaining this place where the kids are learning/playing and I am volunteering. Pinguinos … Continue reading

Posted in August 2011 | 2 Comments

Check us Out Over Here!

While there is not a new blog post specifically from us on this site – I (Jacquie) wrote a post for a colleague’s MCC’s Latin American Advocacy Blog entitled “Peacemaking: Contemplation and Action.” (Just clink on the link to get … Continue reading

Posted in July 2011 | Leave a comment

Reflections from Hebrews 13

I (Jacquie) came across a couple of verses in Hebrews 13 the other day that caught my attention. Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise–the fruit of lips that confess his name.  And do … Continue reading

Posted in July 2011 | Leave a comment

The Making of Chocolate

For the past week we have been enjoying the company of Rick’s brother/sister-in-law – Trace and Tracey and their kids Parker, Carter and Kaci. We had been eagerly counting down their 3+week visit here for some time and are very … Continue reading

Posted in July 2011 | Leave a comment

A Weekend to D.F.

It had been 3 months since our last MCC Team Mexico Retreat in Guerrero so we were off last weekend to Mexico City (a.k.a D.F.) for 4 days to reunite with “el equipo.” While it was great to see everyone … Continue reading

Posted in June 2011 | 1 Comment

Letting Justice Roll

Through various readings and life situations over the past weeks a fresh (for me) perspective has developed in my understanding of the need to know and follow God’s “law”. But, first of all I will go back to my days … Continue reading

Posted in June 2011 | 4 Comments

Niño y Niña

It was not my plan to write about our children in this next post and I was earlier going to get Rick to write about something else – but I just can’t help myself. This past weekend (the 30th) we … Continue reading

Posted in May 2011 | Leave a comment


The Easter Season marked for us our 2nd major holiday in Mexico. I think most people including ourselves have two thoughts around holiday times – what will we experience in this new culture, and how will it feel to be … Continue reading

Posted in April 2011 | 2 Comments

Our Journey with Lent

With only a few days to go before “Semana Santa” – Holy Week, I thought it would be a good time to blog a bit about Lent. Thanks to a gift from my family we have visually been journeying with … Continue reading

Posted in April 2011 | 3 Comments