The REMM Blog

December 22, 2018

It's hard to come up with anything to say after a loved one passes away. 

There's this huge void, yet life is continuing without them, too. 

I had to sleep in my mom's room the night Buna Mary passed away. Of course, you don't really sleep--you're just there, thinking yo...

November 20, 2018

I'm currently writing this letter from beautiful Arizona. Every time I step outside, I'm absolutely intrigued by the land. The sandy desert, jagged, brown mountains, and dollops of green. Cacti, palm trees, succulents that have always been around even before the trend,...

August 5, 2018

40 years ago today my parents said “I do”.

I try to imagine what it would have been like that day for my mom. You’re marrying the love of your life. Others like to chime in and advise that you’re also marrying the family. But I think what was also true on that day was t...

January 11, 2018

Delivery for?

There are many families we have helped over the years, some we have continually helped and some who are no longer in need of Agape boxes.

But with 45 boxes to deliver, we had to find more families to aid.  

We drove away from Beius to villages deeper in...

December 22, 2017


The delivery of the AGAPE Boxes started this week and will continue into the week before New Years.  Food and supplies were purchased, boxes packed.  However, before we delivered the first set of AGAPE Boxes to needy families, I read up on the word Agape again....

November 11, 2017

As many of you know, five of our eight girls who have been with us at Casa Josef since infancy have been released to live with their sponsor families in America. They are all on student visas which will allow them to stay in the states and study through high school.

April 4, 2017

There are times when you feel overwhelmed by how much "meanness" exists in the world. 

And then when you're out there, combatting the so-called meanness in the world, bam, it happens in your own house and sometimes right out of your own mouth. 


After the talk about...