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... hug this little girl with all her might as a final goodbye brought tears to my eyes. I cannot even put into words the pride and joy that I felt at that moment, but I'm so thankful to have witnessed it.
We walked to el camiente one last time for a fish fry. It looked like fish had come straight from the river and into the fryer, and those who had it loved it. I got a special bacon like side dish with beans and rice.
We went back to the hotel to cool off for an ...
... next car (and that's saying something). She'd negotiate a killer price with the vendors then the rest of the girls would partake in the great prices. Triple win!
One artist/vendor gave me a henna tattoo as a sample, a lovely mariposa. We ran into him afterwards at an ice cream shop and I bought him an ice cream as a thank you. The genuine thanks we both felt for the generosity the other shared held no air of condescension, or awkwardness, ...
... it as a lucky hat.
After our day with the kids we had a quick dip in the pool and delivered our donations and supplies to Dream.
Otto took us shopping for souvenirs-- that was interesting. The kids had been taught about bartering and some were anxious to try their skills. Many were very good. I thought I was impressive for buying handmade wooden spoons for ...
... for a sport, and she brought out my competitive and silly side all at once.
Joel, also 10, is an instigator. He's extremely athletic, seeing this kid play baseball is jaw dropping, and quite smart in a too cool for school sort of way.
Charlina is attentive and attractive. She learned how to make friendship bracelets in 10 minutes, and then proceeded to teach me.
Alex, Junior, Otto, Raudy are all natural born ...
... think it comes down to learning to slow down and following God's command in Psalm 46:10 when He says, "Be still, and know that I am God." A big part of that 'knowing' is going to come from remembering that He is God, and I
am not and that is a good thing. Anyways, I challenge you to do the same thing.
Make some time to just be. To be with friends, to be with family or to be alone
with God. And let go. Admit that we don't really have any control anyways and just
enjoy the scenery. ...