Travel Blogs from Port-au-Prince
... I was showing lack of faith already. I prayed and God answered. I looked at psalms 115 and 118 and the 3 repeated phrases of God is my helper and my shield and God’s unfailing love lasts forever truly gave me peace and helped me realize again that God is already in control, the cornerstone. Even the way I prayed before was carnal, why pray and confess your sins to God who’s already counted you as clean because of what Jesus did, why remind him? No, now I do my ...
... up on the basketball court and sing the Haiti national anthem. Wow, to see about 1000 children go from chaos to straight lines in their uniforms being singing the haiti national anthem was breathtaking. Such a special treat. After talking to Wendy and Tom, the caretakers of the guest house, we found out this place was not severally damaged in the earthquake and it became a refuge from the streets. They opened their gates, ...
... only turn out better than me, I hope you know I love you younings Like father like son
My little man your day is comin, comin, your day is comin”
I am also reminded of the poem my parent hung in my room and was one of the first things I learned to read, the adoption creed
Not flesh of my flesh,
Not bone of my bone,
But miraculously still my own
Never forget for a single minute
You didn’t grow under ...
... at any chance I get to ride
one. With a gorgeous mountain to the left of our house we are planning to
become able bodied riders to make the trip to the top on horseback. Ayyy if
only I had let my hair grow and ride my valiant steed into the wind like the Indians
of old. Ohhh imagine what the locals would think!? lol
A big responsibility that has been placed on me without anyone’s
direct intention was being an older male role model. I’ve ...
... things from and loved these peopl. All people in my life have contributed to making me the man i am today. I even kind of look like them, people see me witht the tattoos, loud car, sometimes different hair and they develop perceptions quick, ask me what my current job is and 99% wouldnt guess service worker in Haiti, But i must respect the churches wishes just a haircut anywho, believe me im no angel, although i wish i was. I move here with the struggle ...