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How can I sum up the past two weeks of being here at the Shade and Fresh Water Project? I can't with so much more accomplished than we ever dreamed of. The goal of adding a roof to the educational building was finished; the preparation and floor of the stairwell was done with a wall built about 2/3 the way. Our team is in agreement that more important was the construction ...
... then finished with a message around the 23rd Psalm. The first song was called "God loves me" and one of the phrases was "God always receives me with arms wide open" , then we understood what the statue of the Cristo Redentor means. This was the perfect connection between yesterday's trip and today's work, both were a gift from God. All of this was translated for us by our Costa Rican ...
... to speak Portuguese.
It has gotten very chilly tonight, so I took a shower and jumped under the blankets waiting for my roommates to return. This has been a very special trip and we have had so much more time to build relationships. There is much teasing and laughter and lots of smiles. I haven't left yet but I am already looking forward to the return next year. I hope that some of you will join us so you can see firsthand what a blessing it is to be ...
... has been kind enough to wash our muddy dirty clothes, she shared a beautiful sermon about John the Baptist and his calling, a sermon very close to my heart because she talked about Elizabeth being pregnant with him... I'll make sure never to forget about this powerful message! I am very blessed to have met all these amazing people and I CAN'T wait to come back. Muchas bendiciones, ...
... she was welcoming us with one of the biggest smiles.
Also, in the work we've been doing, we have gotten pretty far! We dug the majority of the footings for the stairs to go in, and cleaned more than half of the hundreds and hundreds of terracotta tiles for the roofing! And the foundation for the roof is near complete as well!
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center