Clarion Hotel Lourdes
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... of relationships with the staff and parents of the facility. The children are certainly benefitting and growing to be outstanding adults. Without their support we could not have gotten as far as we did with the project. The pastor, Wonderson, who welcomed us many times said to us that what you are doing here, we can do also in the name of God. This was a joy to know ...
... 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 ...
Today was a beautiful day, sunshine and wind in the most perfect way. The concrete team worked a lot, this time starting to build the walls for the stairwell. The paint team was pretty organized until we ran out of paint, but some were sanding doors and windows. We got together after lunch to play a game with some of the professors and others at the project, we had a very nice variety ...
... windows and handrails. Cemento crew, led by Jesse mixing concrete, hauling concrete, and pouring concrete around rebar supports. Lots of locals here to help with the work. Last task of the day was stacking a huge load of adobe blocks inside the compound where they await being moved again to make walls for the stairwell. Our late ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet