Thank you for every expression of concern

The outpouring of love and sympathy shown to me and my family in response to Elizabeth’s death is greatly appreciated. I tried to read every comment and to notice every “like” that was sent our way. We received cards from long time friends and a few from some folks we are not sure we know.

I wanted to express our appreciation and to let you know that we are doing well. While we missed Elizabeth at our Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners, as well as all the time, we understand that we have been missing her for the past eight or nine years as she gradually declined.

Taking care of various legal and business details has been time consuming. Bringing back furniture from the memory center and tending to other things in the house has also occupied our time.

I am hopeful that shortly we can return to writing more blogs about the Bible lands and customs. The Lord knows that we have plenty of photos to share.

We continue to covet your prayers as we move forward in ways directed by the Lord.

Some of our readers might like to know that I am now identified with the Temple Terrace (FL) church of Christ along with many of my former students.

From time to time I am asked whether I will be leading tours again. I am not saying never, but I have no plans to do so at this time. Younger students of mine, in whom I have taken an interest, are continuing to do so.

I do have plan to continue my personal study trips to some places I haven’t gotten to yet and to check on new developments and keep my photos up to date.

4 responses to “Thank you for every expression of concern

  1. Your blogging has helped and encouraged me. I hope you can restart it at least somewhat. I also hope you can take comfort in knowing Elizabeth is better off now with our Lord.

  2. Mr. Jenkins, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Praying for you and your family at this time. I know Elizabeth was by your side for many years! Love you brother!
    In Christ,
    Robby Davis

  3. Ferrell, We have been thinking of you. So good to hear from you. We know it is a lot of things to take care of when you loose a loved one. We pray your health will stay as well as it is and you can do the things you would like to do.

    We thank you for all the work you do for God. We enjoyed receiving all the emails of your tours for years.

    With Love, John and Joyce

  4. Glad to hear your update. Sending prayers up for you and your family as you complete the many necessary tasks and find your new footing.

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