Pete and Bev Caruso
Rancho de la Paz
What a wondrous time of year to
pause and remember, …the
blessings of the year - oh, so many
…the precious Gift of God’s love which, of course, is the Reason
for the Season
, …and also those we love - YOU!
Jesus came those many years ago, we have forgiveness, a place in His
and a purpose for our lives.
We don’t want to fail to give thanks to God for
- Continued good health that allows us
to keep up a busy ministry schedule – at 67 and almost 71, that’s
definitely not to be taken for granted.
- Our family:
Three great kids and their wonderful spouses.
Seven – soon to be eight – grandchildren, and
those who married the three oldest.
Six adorable great-grandchildren.
- Friends and extended family – more
precious to us each passing year – that’s you again.
(We've already heard from
some of you and eagerly check the mailbox and our emails for word from
- A home to enjoy and to share with
others. Here at Rancho de la Paz
we still house traveling missionaries,
and ministers needing a place for some R & R in our six guest rooms.
- Opportunities to share with others
that which God has deposited into our lives:
Several seminars and churches in New Zealand
early in the year.
Marriage Seminars locally in SoCal – two of them
in ethnic minority churches.
the spring we’ll be in northern Uganda
missionary friends have planted works in 50 refugee camps. We’ll be
50 national pastors who work inside the camps – in the areas of
of Marriage and Family - two groups for five days each. We’ll do
ministry in Uganda
In the fall
we’ll be in several
countries in Asia where we’ll be
As you can imagine, the airfare to Africa and Asia is way
outside our normal income. We
learned that anyone can buy (up
to 40,000 miles in a year), or
share their own AAdvantage air miles (up
to 100,000 miles per year),
toward our American Airlines frequent flier accounts. Sharing miles
Purchasing miles would mean $3 worth of travel for
(when used for upgrades on
flights – there are two such flights to/from Uganda.).
accountant assures us that you can receive a tax deductible receipt for
transaction. American Airlines has suspended their normal mileage
their normal $30 transaction fee for these programs until December 31,
If you’d like to help us toward one of these trips, our accounts
are Pete: DWK5718 &
go to: www.aa.com/content/AAdvantage/programDetails/purchasingMiles/purchasingMiles.jhtml
or call: 800-882-8880.
We pray you’ll have a blessed Christmas season and
will be a year filled with joy and fulfillment for you.
Pete and Bev