A 'Most Treasured' Gift
With all the 'stuff' they have sent from the MTC, we received Dutch Hymn books (Lofzangen) which are interesting to try to read the titles of songs and figure out the English counterpart. If you know me at all, I'm sure you are not surprised that I asked about a Children's Song Book which the Primary uses and found out there is one in Dutch. I made comment to my Dutch tutor from the MTC, Amber DeGroot, that I wanted to get one when we came to the MTC in April. It will be one book that goes on our mission with us. Well, to my great surprise Zuster DeGroot came to visit me in the hospital and the first thing I told her was "Ik ben blij!". She stayed for a short time and had to leave, but when she returned later that afternoon she brought me a personal copy of Kinder Liedjes as a get-well gift. I was touched. I had a hard time keeping the tears in check. What a lovely and treasured gift from the wonderful sister who is 'mij te helpen Nederlands te leren'. Bedankje Amber. Ik hou van jou.