Travel Blogs from Cuernavaca
When even the common thornbush
Is aflame with your glory,
O God our creator,
Who lives and reigns for ever and ever.
Walter Raushenbush´s words inspired me to write my own Thanksgiving Day Prayer. What will his words inspire you to do?
In peace love and gratefulness,
... and director of Mexican cinema. This grand hacienda had been adorned with shrines for friends and past visitors of the actor, which are linked to Dia de Los Muertos celebrations.
My wonderful weekend is closed by drinking Mexican tequila (real tequila!), which is sipped and combined with a slice of lime, plus a long drink mixed with grapefruit juice in a glass rimmed with salt. Really delicious, and turning me back into a tequila ...
... thinking about the previous year I spent as a religion major at the University of North Dakota where my brother is currently in his freshman year. I am lamenting about my inability to discuss religion or politics in Spanish, things that I did frequently with my friends back home. I have so many thoughts running through my head that it is difficult to think! But here is what I do ...
... any attention to me. So much for my idealistic expectations.
When we left our volunteer work for the day I exploded, distraught with the negative treatment the boy was receiving and “hasta la madre” with the lack of discipline, interest/care and resources. But yet again, as other Casa HOY staff consoled me later in the evening, I was reminded that we are “on the road to change the world.” And sometimes we have ...
... imagine you’ve gone back hundreds of years, going to do similar work that the indigenous people who lived here did.
Lies. We are not picking up clay. Our first stop is COW PATTIES. They had mentioned that as a work option, but I thought they were kidding. Nope. The cow patties are used to fire up the clay, a cheaper and faster burner method than wood. When you’re walking around hot, dry fields, make sure wear gloves. Why? Those ...