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... I can pick up is a few words or a verse it is still so neat to see the love the people here have for Christ and to have the pleasure of worshipping along side them. I often feel that in countries where people have less they are more able to connect with God. They seem to have less objects to get in their way. They love God and are willing to show his love in anyway they can. They are so welcoming ...
Spent the morning at the Centro Leon Museum in Santiago.
The three exhibits focused on the anthropological aspects of the Dominican culture, some of the country's art, as well as a photography exhibit by the acclaimed Dominican photographer, Apeco.
Here are some pictures we ...
... and always willing to offer a "Hola" as you pass by. The people in the markets were also kind, informative and not pushy.
We have also gotten to know our guides and learn more Spanish from them. It's encouraging to see their heart for the TEARS Ministry and how they enjoy serving. I look forward to hearing more of their stories.
So far the Dominican has been full of colourful surprises and facinating history.
Until next time
... local church, we stopped for some lunch at a restaurant recommended by our driver and tour guide. The food was SO much better compared to the resort food. Again, we opted for something typically "Dominican" to eat, but gladly ordered some Coronas with the meal since up to that point the only beer that seemed to be available on the island was Presidente, probably one of the worst cervezas of all time! Overall, the day was incredible. Having our own private tour ...
... style lunch. After we all stuffed our faces and got some sun, we spent the night studying for our exam the next morning. Yes, our midterm was on the day of rest! Only because we’ve been so busy with everything else though. The exam ended up being nothing like I planned. All of us studied the wrong information, and it ended up being a lot broader that I expected. I still feel that I did well; I just wish I wouldn’t have wasted my time studying as much as I did, but ...