Monthly Archives: March 2012

Faith like the poor…

There is something to be said for those who have nothing, but give their lives to faith. I’ve always *known* that the Christians in 3rd world countries had stronger faith than those of us who have much, but to witness it in person was life changing.   When I left for Guatemala, I had lost my job and as much …

Of planes and skies…

Well, now that I’ve been home for nearly a month, I suppose the full Guatemala story is long overdue. As could be expected, it will need to be told in parts, as it is too much to pour into one post.   Like every story, this one starts at the beginning.   When we arrived at the airport on our …

And then we had a run-in with gangs…

Remember that numbness I said I was feeling about everything? It’s gone. Everything is coming to me clearer than it was even while I was there. It took seeing the Kony 2012 video to break it free, but now that it has, my heart is on fire. Because along with releasing those feelings that my heart locked away, it’s made …

Mañana, mañana…

I know I promised posts about the Guatemala trip, but its going to be a little bit before I can put them together. The truth is, I’m still struggling to put into thoughts, put into words, what it is that I experienced while down there.   The easiest way I can describe how I’ve felt since my return is numb …