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March 10 & 11, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Monday, March 10, 1930 On the way to the Ivory Coast. Did not sleep very well the tea last night was too strong. 7:35 a.m. Broke camp after a good breakfast, and drove until 1:30 to reach Touba. Rested in another native Caravansery until 4:30 p.m. Had […]



March 8 & 9, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Saturday, March 8, 1930 Kaukau, Africa 7:30 a.m. This was a good opportunity to sleep a little later than usual, and the missionaries served our breakfast in our room at 8:00 a.m. Our first message from home rec’d March 6 at Mamow forwarded from Kaukau. Akapa fyafri […]



March 6 & 7, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Thursday, March 6, 1930 Mamow, Africa 5:30 a.m. Breakfast at 5:45 a.m. so as to get an early start for Delebar the Rest Home. We planned to start at 6:00 a.m. but had a little trouble with the car so did not get off until 7:00 a.m. […]



March 4 & 5, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Tuesday, March 4, 1930 Conakry, Africa 5:00 a.m. We are up dressing ready for our trip up country. 6:30 a.m. On the train and moving out of the station. The scenery is beautiful. Coconut palms, mango, and orange trees in every direction as we leave Conakry. The […]



March 2 & 3, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Sunday, March 2 After breakfast served in our room, the day was spent in quiet meditation. This is the enemy’s territory; no one seems to know it is the Lord’s Day. We took a ride out along the beach in a push-push and watched the waves and […]



February 28 & March 1, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Friday, February 28, 1930 When I first awoke the sun was up but Richard was fast asleep. Praise God for strength enough to be the first one out of bed. Our breakfast was served in the room at 8:30 a.m. Soft boiled eggs, toast, coffee and milk. […]



February 26 & 27, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Wednesday, February 26, 1930 Off the coast of Africa Breakfast in our cabin as usual. Soft boiled eggs, toast, and coffee. I dressed after breakfast while Richard was walking out on deck. Went down stairs with him to lunch today. I did not try to go up […]



February 24 & 25, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Monday, February 24, 1930 On the Atlantic 8:30 a.m. — This is the one meal we both enjoy because we have soft boiled eggs, toast, and coffee. Richard fixes my egg English style; we eat them out of the shell. After breakfast, Richard goes out for his […]



February 22 & 23, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Saturday, February 22, 1930 Out on the Atlantic Just one week from today we expect to land at Conakry, Africa. Oh! What a privilege to make this trip. I must gain strength fast this next week for the traveling we will do as soon as we reach […]



Love Letters to Home

Love Letters to Home

Editor’s Note: In 1936 during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, Richard Forrest was away from home on a “round the world” trip. Evelyn had been scheduled to travel with him but an accident—a slip on a bedroom rug—earlier that year prevented her from going. She had gone with him in 1930, but she would never […]



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