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Happy Mother's Day! After we all sent emails and messages home this morning we went to church in the Soto community of La Vega. The Soto community church consists mostly of Haitian families, and as such the service was in French. Our afternoon was spent at a nearby river where we went swimming. Pizza and ice cream capped off a relaxing Sunday. Tomorrow we are back in the schools, looking forward to continue engaging with ...
... and controlled. I found myself being a bit of a back seat driver, but respectfully silent, while we navigated the streets. Unsure of how we were managing so successfully or calmly, Obed, with a chuckle, shared the words 'smile or stress'? Simple words with profound meaning. Being in a new culture, new environment, new people...all these factors can present their fair share of stress and challenges. Challenges may (WILL!) ...
... a neighborhood. In Maria Auxiladora the average income of an individual is roughly $200 USD per month. In the morning we toured the barrio with our translator, Moreno. In a way I was reminded of Saskatchewan because of the farms around the barrio. However the similarities stopped as soon as we were in the barrio. Narrow streets were lined with wood and tin houses and once the pavement was gone, ...
... however, the required student uniform and book costs prove to be out of budget for the families. It is a classic case of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs; how can a family expect to send their children to school if they cannot manage to put breakfast on the table?
Thankfully, there is hope! Everywhere we turned in Maria Auxiliadora I saw signs of the progress that has been made through the work of our host organization, True Evangelism Always Requires Sacrifice (TEARS). In ...
... balls. I love people who harness themselves, an ox to a heavy cart, who pull like water buffalo, with massive patience, who strain in the mud and the muck to move things forward, who do what has to be done, again and again. I want to be with people who submerge in the task, who go into the fields to harvest and work in a row and pass the bags along, who stand in the line and haul in their places, who are not parlor generals ...
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