Tag: mission

Guatemala Day 4

I’m exhausted. But that’s how it’s supposed to be. I’ve learned so much about leadership in the past two day. We got to see a cemetary! It was beautiful but turned back early as there was a family there and wasn’t sure if they… Continue Reading “Guatemala Day 4”

Guatemala Day 3

Our team is amazing. The way they gell. The way they rock it. It is am amazing and blessed team. It’s been incredible and I am entirely humbled and uplifted. This is the house I helped build my first time out here.

Guatemala Day 2

Day 2 was good. I need to remember people actually remember me. Lots of hugs.

Guatemala: Train Musem

This happened Sunday, but I want more pictures before moving forward. We went to a train museum. Our idea of a museum and theirs is a little different. I’m pretty sure their train museum would be our train graveyard. I’m not sure if this… Continue Reading “Guatemala: Train Musem”

Guatemala: Church and School

We went to church in Zacapa. It’s a beautiful structure. It has a courtyard. And barbed wire. If that isn’t safety, what is. Last year we didn’t get to church because of a flight delay. Today I sat there, admiring the relaxed nature of… Continue Reading “Guatemala: Church and School”

Guatemala: Returning

I forgot a lot about Guatemala. It’s easy to recall the men armed with shotguns guarding gas stations and other high income buildings. It’s easy to remember the beauty of a city built around mountains and in tiers, with the horror of seeing entire… Continue Reading “Guatemala: Returning”

Guatemala Sept 21st, 2013

Finally, right? It won’t be entirely verbatim, but mostly I’m taking straight from my journal with some pictures inserted. September 21st, 2013 We are in Guatemala. The women are beautiful. The country is beautiful. the city is beautiful. The morning started at 4:15am. After… Continue Reading “Guatemala Sept 21st, 2013”

Guatemala Part II

I still need to write about my first trip! But today I finished up my vaccination for one of the hepatitis strains I started long ago for this trip to Guatemala. I was also asked by Pastor if I wanted to go. I’ve been… Continue Reading “Guatemala Part II”

Guatemala: Some odd cultural differences

I feel like this is an, “You know you’re in a third world country when…” post. Really it’s a bit more of a this is how spoiled and lucky we are in the United States and other countries where your internet connection is solid… Continue Reading “Guatemala: Some odd cultural differences”

Guatemala: Aftermath

I’ll be going through the day to day, but I want to get the picture first. The trip was pretty life altering, as has been the past few weeks, which is good. I think I’m getting back on track to where I was. During… Continue Reading “Guatemala: Aftermath”