Travel Blogs from Port-au-Prince
... the tin roof. It was kind of interesting to see the pastor hire a professional then and have outside helpers (kids we play soccer with) tear down and put up the remain plywood since technically that is our job to do but we keep busy. We have commenced going up on the tin roof to apply mastic to nails that have been allowing water to come through. It’s pretty important that we do this so that the newly applied plywood doesn’t go bad from water damage in a ...
... gave one each to me, Watson, Fafa, Junior and bought a JiGoo for Annie. I also got to talk with my family and Kramer side of the family as they were having their dinner, my poor momma was really missing me that day, if you see her I want you to do something for me. Go up and give her a great big hug and say, This is from Jon and I : ) This past Sunday I was also able to talk with my entire Moyer side of the family at their thanksgiving dinner, it was so encouraging to hear ...
... But we must remember God has all things come together to work for good.
Returning to Mawouj was actually quite relieving. I was tired of all hustle and bustle of the city and not sleeping well. When I returned I realized what I missed and love most in Haiti; The kids. May seem stereotypical of a mission/ service worker, but I’ve come to realize how much of a heart I’ve got for the little guys. Their smiles are what keep me going amid some of ...
... spend too much time
looking up at other people than at God sometimes, I’m guilty too. When you look
up you see what you don’t have, when you look down you see what you got, both
physically and emotionally. How many people are gonna go into a Gucci store and
try to spread the love and make a friend? Now how many are going to go to a 3rd
world country and make a cement house and leave after a week? I’m not saying
there bad ...
... encouraging, giving, or a combo of all plus more, maybe ive already got what i need, and i thank God for what i already got, Much love to the fam at home, friends around the world and my fellow salters and ivepers. Now i leave you with an excerpt of a poem / rap i wrote. hope you enjoy
Answer the call of the greatest he,
we'll face trepidation and scrutiny,
stick to the principles, no philosophical mutiny.
The ways of mother earth have only pushed us ...