They talked for hours. Ramiro had so many questions about what he has been reading in the Word or had been taught in Spanish. It was so encouraging to meet a Christian Piapoco leader who spends time reading scripture each day. Yet there were portions that he wanted clarified. “I am so thankful that it […]
I was reminded by those who cared about me that it was ok to take time to grieve, and to let that sadness out. I was reminded that the Lord knew my pain, and far from ignoring it, He was mourning with me and was waiting to shoulder my burden if I could humble myself to release it to Him. He reminded me of something we were told early on after arriving here: after all He had done to bring us here, He had not changed His mind just because I was going through a rough time. He was there when we were working so hard to get here, He is here with us now, and He will be here the next time heartache strikes us where we’re vulnerable. We never have to be alone in our sorrow.
First stop – Ecuador, South America Soon we head out to the country of Ecuador. Ecuador is named after the equator which runs through the country. We found it interesting that the “Panama hat” is actually from Ecuador. Straw hats were woven in Ecuador and taken to Panama to be sold to canal workers. Spanish […]
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