Camino Del Sol
Travel Blogs from Cabarete
... when they do not answer that, I feel a bit put
out. Work is stressful because so much is expected to be done immediately. With
phones, texting, email, internet, and quite a few ways to deliver a piece of mail,
we tend to feel that we should not have to wait long for anything.
Being here has taught us to be patient. Waiting is not such a bad thing when you know that no
one is really expecting anything to happen too fast. As strange as it may
... to watch a movie. That, 'if only I were older' feeling, But mine was, 'if only I were braver'.
I paddled to the reef and my wonderful mother offered to come with me to tie up my board. My mom helped me by telling me I was going to be fine and that as long as I stayed calm nothing would happen. So slowly we swam closer to the reef. As we got closer the more fish appeared. I was feeling the way a person with arachnophobia feels when they see a spider. ...
... owner gives discounts to people who are in the country doing mission work!
When I think back over last Sunday I feel beyond blessed. Instead of just finding a place to
stay where I feel my family is safe, God went a step beyond and presented a
place where we can also feel like we are having a vacation. He did not just
provide for our needs, He went 'exceedingly abundantly above all that we asked
or thought' (Eph 3:20). He brought us ...
... so deeply annoyed and discussed by the incessant egotistical discussion of selective eating habits many US Americans and Europeans like to partake in, I cannot help but let their words go to my head as I wonder how my new cultural adaptation is affecting the health of my life vessel. That is, the body that carries me so bravely through this life and its adventures. The darkest turn was perhaps taken ...
... here. What did I get myself into?
This thought crossed my mind multiple times, throbbing and fading. When my work at Mariposa started, and my days were filled with purpose, things began to show real promise. But the moment I truly began to consider this my home was that when I saw the ready to go water cooler, pump attached, knowing that drinkable water was only a pump away. The feeling of being at home increases more every day.